The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Norfolk region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 57 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 21.51% 15.95% 7.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.96% 92.86% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 9
Average daily rate
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£225 £218 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £100 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £348 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
92 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 34.72% 17.18% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 12 19
Average daily rate £225 £150 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £100 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £343 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
East of England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 40 £240 +140.00% 2
Thetford - - - -
Diss - - - - 1
King's Lynn - - - -
North Walsham - - - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 51 (48.11%) Active Directory
2 45 (42.45%) Windows 7
3 40 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
5 28 (26.42%) SCCM
6 21 (19.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (16.98%) Migration
7 18 (16.98%) VMware
8 14 (13.21%) MS Excel
8 14 (13.21%) Windows XP
8 14 (13.21%) Windows 8
9 12 (11.32%) MS Exchange
9 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
10 11 (10.38%) Citrix
10 11 (10.38%) Firewall
10 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (9.43%) .NET
11 10 (9.43%) MS Office
11 10 (9.43%) C
11 10 (9.43%) C#
11 10 (9.43%) SQL
12 9 (8.49%) PRINCE2
13 8 (7.55%) AS400
13 8 (7.55%) Finance
13 8 (7.55%) AIX
13 8 (7.55%) VBScript
13 8 (7.55%) PMI
13 8 (7.55%) PMI Certification
13 8 (7.55%) Mainframe
14 7 (6.60%) Customer Engagement

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 12 (11.32%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.94%) Apache
4 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.43%) MS Office
3 3 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) Firewall
2 4 (3.77%) SAN
2 4 (3.77%) DNS
3 3 (2.83%) WAN
3 3 (2.83%) DHCP
4 2 (1.89%) LAN
5 1 (0.94%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.94%) Wireless
5 1 (0.94%) VoIP
5 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.94%) VPN
5 1 (0.94%) Intranet
5 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MSI
2 2 (1.89%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (7.55%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (17.92%) Analyst
1 19 (17.92%) 3rd Line Support
2 18 (16.98%) Support Engineer
3 16 (15.09%) Support Analyst
4 10 (9.43%) Architect
5 9 (8.49%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.49%) Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.66%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.77%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.77%) VB.NET Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.77%) Applications Packager
10 4 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) SCCM Engineer
11 3 (2.83%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) .NET
2 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.77%) HTML
3 4 (3.77%) CSS
3 4 (3.77%) Web Services
3 4 (3.77%) XHTML
3 4 (3.77%) WCF
3 4 (3.77%) LINQ
3 4 (3.77%) jQuery
3 4 (3.77%) Ajax
3 4 (3.77%) REST
3 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.83%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.94%) XML
5 1 (0.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) AS400
1 8 (7.55%) PMI
1 8 (7.55%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.83%) NHS
3 2 (1.89%) Clustering
3 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (42.45%) Windows 7
2 40 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (19.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (13.21%) Windows XP
4 14 (13.21%) Windows 8
5 8 (7.55%) AIX
6 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) Migration
2 9 (8.49%) PRINCE2
3 7 (6.60%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (6.60%) Change Management
4 4 (3.77%) ITIL
4 4 (3.77%) OOP
4 4 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (3.77%) MVC
4 4 (3.77%) Project Management
4 4 (3.77%) Multithreading
4 4 (3.77%) Software Architecture
5 3 (2.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (2.83%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (1.89%) OO
6 2 (1.89%) Workflow
6 2 (1.89%) Software Deployment
7 1 (0.94%) Network Architecture
7 1 (0.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (0.94%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.43%) C
1 10 (9.43%) C#
1 10 (9.43%) SQL
2 8 (7.55%) VBScript
3 6 (5.66%) VB.NET
3 6 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.72%) VB
5 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) PMI Certification
2 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.89%) CCNA
4 2 (1.89%) HNC
4 2 (1.89%) HND
4 2 (1.89%) Degree
5 1 (0.94%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) HL7
System Software
1 51 (48.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) XenApp
3 3 (2.83%) vSphere
4 2 (1.89%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 28 (26.42%) SCCM
2 7 (6.60%) WSUS
3 3 (2.83%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.94%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.98%) VMware
3 11 (10.38%) Citrix
4 6 (5.66%) Becrypt
5 4 (3.77%) HP
6 3 (2.83%) Cisco
6 3 (2.83%) Dell
7 2 (1.89%) AppSense
7 2 (1.89%) Veeam
8 1 (0.94%) Altiris
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle
8 1 (0.94%) EMC
8 1 (0.94%) Sophos
8 1 (0.94%) CommVault
8 1 (0.94%) Lotus
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