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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 38 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 21.59% 32.28% 16.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.17% 87.93% 91.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £105 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £358 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -10.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.50 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £69.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
48 58 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 27.27% 36.71% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 17
Average daily rate £300 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.00 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £117.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 -1 25 £221 -11.50% 7
Great Yarmouth 0 3 £119 -51.42%
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 45 (59.21%) Active Directory
2 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
3 29 (38.16%) Windows 7
4 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (23.68%) Firewall
6 18 (23.68%) VMware
7 17 (22.37%) Cisco
8 14 (18.42%) MS Office
9 11 (14.47%) SCCM
9 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
10 10 (13.16%) ITIL
10 10 (13.16%) SQL
11 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
11 9 (11.84%) vSphere
12 8 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (10.53%) Migration
12 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
13 7 (9.21%) Windows XP
13 7 (9.21%) Python
13 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
13 7 (9.21%) Finance
13 7 (9.21%) Wireless
13 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
14 6 (7.89%) Citrix
15 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (6.58%) Linux
15 5 (6.58%) LAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.58%) IIS
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Office
2 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) Firewall
2 8 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (9.21%) Wireless
4 5 (6.58%) LAN
4 5 (6.58%) WAN
5 3 (3.95%) DNS
5 3 (3.95%) SSL
5 3 (3.95%) SAN
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (3.95%) Network Security
6 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.63%) Internet
6 2 (2.63%) DHCP
6 2 (2.63%) VoIP
7 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) EDMS
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MSI
1 1 (1.32%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Legal
2 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Analyst
2 13 (17.11%) Support Analyst
2 13 (17.11%) IT Support
3 11 (14.47%) Desktop Support
4 10 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Administrator
9 4 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Server Administrator
10 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.32%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) NHS
3 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.32%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Windows 7
2 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.21%) Windows XP
4 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.58%) Linux
6 4 (5.26%) UNIX
7 3 (3.95%) AIX
7 3 (3.95%) zOS
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.32%) Android
8 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) ITIL
2 8 (10.53%) Migration
3 3 (3.95%) Load Balancing
3 3 (3.95%) SIEM
3 3 (3.95%) Analytics
4 1 (1.32%) Database Security
4 1 (1.32%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (1.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.32%) Release Management
4 1 (1.32%) Time Management
4 1 (1.32%) Business Continuity
4 1 (1.32%) Information Security
4 1 (1.32%) Data Analysis
4 1 (1.32%) Supplier Management
4 1 (1.32%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.32%) BCP
4 1 (1.32%) Data Security
4 1 (1.32%) Workflow
4 1 (1.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 7 (9.21%) Python
3 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.32%) VBScript
4 1 (1.32%) VB
4 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) HNC
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) MCP
3 3 (3.95%) MCSE
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 45 (59.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
2 9 (11.84%) vSphere
3 4 (5.26%) ProxySG
3 4 (5.26%) XenServer
4 3 (3.95%) ACF2
4 3 (3.95%) RACF
5 2 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.63%) XenApp
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.68%) VMware
3 17 (22.37%) Cisco
4 6 (7.89%) Citrix
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle
6 4 (5.26%) HP
6 4 (5.26%) Symantec
6 4 (5.26%) Sophos
6 4 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.95%) Splunk
7 3 (3.95%) Lumension
7 3 (3.95%) AlgoSec
7 3 (3.95%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.95%) IBM
8 2 (2.63%) EMC
8 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.32%) Spiceworks
9 1 (1.32%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.32%) SonicWALL
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