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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 50 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 18.52% 19.61% 8.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 73.17% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 6
Average daily rate
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£263 £190 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.15% -8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £104 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £318 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 2
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.88 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £8.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £25.00 £26.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
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
70 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 25.93% 26.80% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 11
Average daily rate £250 £201 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £110 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.75 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +4.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £8.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 0 37 £320 +156.00% 13
Thetford - - - -
Diss - - - -
North Walsham - - - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 54 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 42 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 35 (30.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (25.44%) Microsoft
5 23 (20.18%) SCCM
6 21 (18.42%) VMware
7 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (14.91%) PRINCE2
9 16 (14.04%) C
9 16 (14.04%) SQL Server
10 15 (13.16%) ITIL
10 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
11 14 (12.28%) Citrix
11 14 (12.28%) Migration
12 13 (11.40%) AS400
12 13 (11.40%) Mainframe
12 13 (11.40%) PMI
12 13 (11.40%) PMI Certification
12 13 (11.40%) Windows XP
13 12 (10.53%) SQL
13 12 (10.53%) Change Management
14 11 (9.65%) Firewall
14 11 (9.65%) C#
14 11 (9.65%) .NET
14 11 (9.65%) MS Office
14 11 (9.65%) HP
14 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
15 10 (8.77%) Windows 8
15 10 (8.77%) MS Exchange
15 10 (8.77%) AIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.02%) IBM Notes
2 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.14%) IIS
3 7 (6.14%) Apache
4 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.65%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) Firewall
2 7 (6.14%) DNS
3 6 (5.26%) DHCP
4 5 (4.39%) LDAP
5 4 (3.51%) WAN
6 3 (2.63%) LAN
7 2 (1.75%) SAN
7 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.75%) VPN
8 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.88%) Intranet
8 1 (0.88%) Internet
8 1 (0.88%) VoIP
8 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MSI
2 2 (1.75%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (18.42%) Analyst
2 16 (14.04%) Project Manager
2 16 (14.04%) Support Analyst
2 16 (14.04%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.40%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (8.77%) Developer
5 8 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.39%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) SCCM Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.65%) .NET
2 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET
2 7 (6.14%) Middleware
3 5 (4.39%) Ajax
3 5 (4.39%) WCF
3 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (3.51%) REST
4 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (3.51%) CSS
4 4 (3.51%) Web Services
4 4 (3.51%) HTML
4 4 (3.51%) XHTML
4 4 (3.51%) LINQ
4 4 (3.51%) jQuery
4 4 (3.51%) Application Packaging
5 3 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.88%) WPF
6 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.88%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) PMI
1 13 (11.40%) Mainframe
1 13 (11.40%) AS400
2 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.51%) CMDB
3 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.63%) Clustering
4 3 (2.63%) NHS
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.84%) Windows 7
2 35 (30.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (11.40%) Windows XP
5 10 (8.77%) AIX
5 10 (8.77%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.39%) Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.88%) Android
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.91%) PRINCE2
2 15 (13.16%) ITIL
3 14 (12.28%) Migration
4 12 (10.53%) Change Management
5 6 (5.26%) Project Management
5 6 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 5 (4.39%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.39%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (4.39%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.39%) MVC
6 5 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.51%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.51%) CRM
7 4 (3.51%) OOP
7 4 (3.51%) Multithreading
7 4 (3.51%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.51%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.51%) Software Architecture
8 3 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.04%) C
2 12 (10.53%) SQL
3 11 (9.65%) C#
4 7 (6.14%) VB.NET
5 5 (4.39%) VBScript
5 5 (4.39%) VB
6 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) PMI Certification
2 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.63%) MCSE
5 3 (2.63%) MCITP
6 2 (1.75%) Degree
6 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.75%) HNC
6 2 (1.75%) HND
7 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.88%) MCSA
7 1 (0.88%) CCNA
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.88%) MCP
7 1 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) HL7
System Software
1 54 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.14%) Terminal Services
4 5 (4.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.75%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.75%) vSphere
5 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.88%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (20.18%) SCCM
2 8 (7.02%) WSUS
3 6 (5.26%) OpenView
4 4 (3.51%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.63%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.75%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (25.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.42%) VMware
3 14 (12.28%) Citrix
4 11 (9.65%) HP
5 8 (7.02%) Lotus
6 7 (6.14%) Oracle
7 3 (2.63%) Cisco
7 3 (2.63%) Becrypt
8 2 (1.75%) AppSense
8 2 (1.75%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.75%) Veeam
8 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.88%) Apple
9 1 (0.88%) Dell
9 1 (0.88%) Altiris
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