The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 35 30 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 20.35% 17.44% 19.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 62.50% 77.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 31
Median daily rate £170 £175 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £110 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £421 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% -3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £15.70 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £95.70 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.35% -4.62%
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
60 48 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 34.88% 27.91% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 36
Median daily rate £375 £190 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £137 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £650 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Norfolk region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -6 14 £345 +66.26%
King's Lynn - 3 £168 -
Thetford - 1 - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Norfolk region with a requirement for Windows.

1 28 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 22 (34.92%) ITIL
3 21 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 18 (28.57%) Linux
5 17 (26.98%) VMware
6 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
6 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (23.81%) ITIL V3
8 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 14 (22.22%) WSUS
9 12 (19.05%) MCP
10 11 (17.46%) A+ Certification
10 11 (17.46%) VLAN
11 10 (15.87%) SLA
11 10 (15.87%) SCCM
11 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
12 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (14.29%) Cisco
12 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
12 9 (14.29%) SQL
13 8 (12.70%) Java
13 8 (12.70%) Solaris
13 8 (12.70%) Office 365
13 8 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (11.11%) Firewall
14 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
14 7 (11.11%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.17%) iPlanet
4 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) JBoss
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Office
2 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Office 365
2 5 (7.94%) OneDrive
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) VLAN
2 7 (11.11%) Firewall
3 6 (9.52%) BIG-IP
4 5 (7.94%) SAN
4 5 (7.94%) VPN
5 4 (6.35%) Internet
5 4 (6.35%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.76%) Skype
7 2 (3.17%) DNS
7 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.59%) DHCP
8 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Legal
3 3 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Desktop Support
2 11 (17.46%) Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Server Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.35%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (6.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Linux Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) JSP
2 5 (7.94%) HTML
3 3 (4.76%) HTML5
3 3 (4.76%) J2EE
4 2 (3.17%) .NET
4 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.17%) REST
4 2 (3.17%) SOAP
4 2 (3.17%) WCF
5 1 (1.59%) CSS
5 1 (1.59%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.52%) CMDB
4 5 (7.94%) Statistics
5 4 (6.35%) Clustering
5 4 (6.35%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 21 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 18 (28.57%) Linux
4 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (12.70%) Solaris
7 6 (9.52%) AIX
7 6 (9.52%) Unix
7 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.35%) CentOS
8 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
9 3 (4.76%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) ITIL
2 15 (23.81%) ITIL V3
3 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (9.52%) Line Management
4 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.52%) Six Sigma
5 5 (7.94%) Project Management
5 5 (7.94%) Scrum
5 5 (7.94%) Service Management
6 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.35%) SOLID
6 4 (6.35%) Web Development
7 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) DevOps
7 3 (4.76%) MVC
7 3 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 8 (12.70%) Java
3 5 (7.94%) C#
3 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.17%) XAML
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) MCP
2 11 (17.46%) A+ Certification
3 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) MCSE
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) CISM
7 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) SLA
2 5 (7.94%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.94%) vSphere
4 4 (6.35%) Firmware
5 3 (4.76%) Docker
6 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.59%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.59%) XenApp
7 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) WSUS
2 10 (15.87%) SCCM
3 3 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (4.76%) Puppet
3 3 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.59%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) VMware
2 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 9 (14.29%) Cisco
5 6 (9.52%) F5
5 6 (9.52%) Oracle
5 6 (9.52%) Sun
6 5 (7.94%) Citrix
6 5 (7.94%) Dell
6 5 (7.94%) HP
7 4 (6.35%) Veeam
8 2 (3.17%) Adobe
8 2 (3.17%) BEA
9 1 (1.59%) LANDesk