The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 52 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 19.70% 23.04% 13.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 81.48% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 6
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£165 £220 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £108 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.31% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £24.94 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
Windows
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
65 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 24.62% 28.27% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 10
Average daily rate £168 £220 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.86% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £366 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% +55.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Norfolk region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Norfolk region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -4 29 £320 +156.00% 3
Great Yarmouth +1 4 £140 -
King's Lynn - - - -
Dereham - - - -
Diss - - - - 4
Thetford - - - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 53 (49.53%) Active Directory
2 43 (40.19%) Windows 7
3 32 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (24.30%) VMware
5 24 (22.43%) Microsoft
6 18 (16.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (16.82%) SCCM
7 15 (14.02%) ITIL
8 14 (13.08%) C
8 14 (13.08%) PRINCE2
9 12 (11.21%) Firewall
9 12 (11.21%) HP
9 12 (11.21%) Citrix
10 11 (10.28%) MS Exchange
10 11 (10.28%) SQL Server
11 10 (9.35%) SQL
11 10 (9.35%) MS Office
11 10 (9.35%) Windows XP
11 10 (9.35%) PMI
11 10 (9.35%) PMI Certification
11 10 (9.35%) Mainframe
11 10 (9.35%) AS400
11 10 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (8.41%) Security Cleared
12 9 (8.41%) Change Management
12 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
13 8 (7.48%) IBM Notes
13 8 (7.48%) DNS
13 8 (7.48%) SLA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.28%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.48%) IBM Notes
3 7 (6.54%) Apache
3 7 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.54%) IIS
4 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (9.35%) MS Office
2 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.21%) Firewall
2 8 (7.48%) DHCP
2 8 (7.48%) DNS
3 5 (4.67%) SAN
3 5 (4.67%) LDAP
4 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.74%) WAN
5 3 (2.80%) LAN
6 2 (1.87%) VoIP
6 2 (1.87%) VLAN
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.93%) VPN
7 1 (0.93%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.93%) Intranet
7 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MSI
General
1 3 (2.80%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Military
2 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (19.63%) Analyst
2 16 (14.95%) Support Analyst
2 16 (14.95%) Support Engineer
3 14 (13.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (13.08%) Project Manager
4 13 (12.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (6.54%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.67%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Technical Manager
8 4 (3.74%) SCCM Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (2.80%) Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Technical Support
9 3 (2.80%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) Middleware
2 4 (3.74%) .NET
2 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.80%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.87%) WCF
4 2 (1.87%) WPF
4 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (1.87%) ADO.NET
4 2 (1.87%) Ajax
5 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) PMI
1 10 (9.35%) Mainframe
1 10 (9.35%) AS400
2 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.74%) NHS
3 4 (3.74%) CMDB
4 3 (2.80%) Clustering
4 3 (2.80%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) CESG
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 43 (40.19%) Windows 7
2 32 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (16.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (9.35%) Windows XP
5 7 (6.54%) AIX
5 7 (6.54%) Linux
6 6 (5.61%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.87%) Android
9 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.02%) ITIL
2 14 (13.08%) PRINCE2
3 9 (8.41%) Change Management
4 7 (6.54%) Project Management
4 7 (6.54%) Migration
5 6 (5.61%) ITIL V3
6 5 (4.67%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.67%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.74%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.74%) CRM
7 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.74%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.80%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.87%) Scrum
9 2 (1.87%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.87%) MVC
9 2 (1.87%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.08%) C
2 10 (9.35%) SQL
3 4 (3.74%) C#
3 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) PMI Certification
2 9 (8.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.61%) MCSE
5 5 (4.67%) MCITP
6 4 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.87%) Degree
7 2 (1.87%) MCP
7 2 (1.87%) HNC
7 2 (1.87%) HND
8 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.93%) MCSA
8 1 (0.93%) CCNA
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (49.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.54%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.87%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.93%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.93%) vSphere
6 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (16.82%) SCCM
2 8 (7.48%) WSUS
3 6 (5.61%) OpenView
4 4 (3.74%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.80%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.87%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (24.30%) VMware
2 24 (22.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.21%) Citrix
3 12 (11.21%) HP
4 8 (7.48%) Lotus
5 7 (6.54%) Oracle
6 5 (4.67%) Cisco
7 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.80%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.87%) Veeam
9 2 (1.87%) Apple
10 1 (0.93%) Wyse
10 1 (0.93%) Adobe
10 1 (0.93%) Dell