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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 41 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 18.22% 27.50% 29.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.21% 81.48% 89.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 16
Average daily rate £300 £184 £121
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% +51.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £125 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £648 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 23
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £25.00 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.69%
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
61 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 27.11% 33.75% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 17
Average daily rate £320 £188 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.66% +53.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £585 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 23
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +64.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016.

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 17 £300 +26.31% 5
Great Yarmouth +1 2 - -
King's Lynn 0 1 £125 -37.50%
Wymondham - 1 £120 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
2 20 (27.78%) Windows 7
2 20 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
4 14 (19.44%) Finance
5 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (16.67%) SQL
6 11 (15.28%) VMware
7 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (12.50%) Migration
7 9 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 8 (11.11%) Linux
8 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
9 7 (9.72%) SAN
9 7 (9.72%) Supplier Management
10 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (8.33%) Project Management
10 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (8.33%) Firewall
11 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
11 5 (6.94%) DHCP
11 5 (6.94%) DNS
11 5 (6.94%) MS Office
11 5 (6.94%) ITIL
11 5 (6.94%) Mainframe
11 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
12 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) SAN
2 6 (8.33%) Firewall
3 5 (6.94%) DHCP
3 5 (6.94%) DNS
4 3 (4.17%) LAN
4 3 (4.17%) WAN
5 2 (2.78%) VLAN
5 2 (2.78%) VoIP
6 1 (1.39%) NAS
6 1 (1.39%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.39%) Wireless
6 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MSI
2 2 (2.78%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (13.89%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.11%) Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Senior IT Support
5 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.17%) Consultant
6 3 (4.17%) Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
1 5 (6.94%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.39%) NHS
3 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Windows 7
1 20 (27.78%) Windows Server
2 9 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (11.11%) Linux
4 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.56%) AIX
6 4 (5.56%) Android
7 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.78%) Unix
7 2 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (12.50%) Migration
3 7 (9.72%) Supplier Management
4 6 (8.33%) Project Management
5 5 (6.94%) ITIL
6 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.56%) Project Governance
6 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.17%) CRM
8 2 (2.78%) Application Packaging
8 2 (2.78%) Change Control
8 2 (2.78%) Critical Success Factor
8 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.78%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.78%) SIEM
8 2 (2.78%) Software Licensing
8 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 2 (2.78%) Test Strategy
8 2 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) C
2 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.17%) MCDST
2 3 (4.17%) MCSE
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.78%) CCNA
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.39%) UAG
3 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) SCCM
2 3 (4.17%) AppDNA
3 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.78%) QRadar
3 2 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) VMware
3 4 (5.56%) Cisco
3 4 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (2.78%) Avaya
4 2 (2.78%) Citrix
4 2 (2.78%) IBM
4 2 (2.78%) Mitel
4 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.78%) Remedy
5 1 (1.39%) Dell
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
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