The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 19 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 17.76% 32.48% 15.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.29% 92.68% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Average daily rate
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£155 £115 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £107 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £288 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 8
Average hourly rate £23.06 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.50% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.15 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.20 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.15
% change year-on-year
- -7.12%
Windows
Norfolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Norwich region.

Operating Systems Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 28.97% 35.04% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 7
Average daily rate £175 £118 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -70.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £108 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 8
Average hourly rate £23.00 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.20 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Norwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Norwich region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Norwich region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

Windows
Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.61%) ITIL
4 13 (26.53%) Firewall
4 13 (26.53%) VMware
4 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
5 12 (24.49%) MS Office
6 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (18.37%) C
8 8 (16.33%) Citrix
8 8 (16.33%) SQL
8 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
8 8 (16.33%) SLA
8 8 (16.33%) Cisco
9 7 (14.29%) IBM Notes
9 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.29%) Lotus
9 7 (14.29%) SCCM
10 6 (12.24%) Terminal Services
10 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (12.24%) HP
10 6 (12.24%) Middleware
10 6 (12.24%) IIS
10 6 (12.24%) Apache
10 6 (12.24%) Oracle
10 6 (12.24%) ITIL V3
11 5 (10.20%) LDAP
11 5 (10.20%) Mainframe
11 5 (10.20%) OpenView
11 5 (10.20%) PMI

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 7 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 6 (12.24%) IIS
2 6 (12.24%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) LDAP
3 4 (8.16%) DNS
3 4 (8.16%) DHCP
4 3 (6.12%) SAN
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.12%) Wireless
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.08%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) VoIP
6 1 (2.04%) Intranet
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (12.24%) IT Support
5 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Manager
6 4 (8.16%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Middleware
2 2 (4.08%) Ajax
2 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (4.08%) WCF
2 2 (4.08%) WPF
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) ADO.NET
2 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Mainframe
1 5 (10.20%) PMI
1 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.20%) AS400
2 4 (8.16%) CMDB
3 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
2 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.08%) Android
5 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.08%) AIX
5 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.04%) Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (12.24%) ITIL V3
4 5 (10.20%) Change Management
5 4 (8.16%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (8.16%) Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.16%) Project Management
5 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.16%) CRM
5 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.08%) Scrum
6 2 (4.08%) MVC
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.04%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) C
2 8 (16.33%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.12%) MCP
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
3 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) Terminal Services
3 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.16%) vSphere
4 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) OpenView
3 4 (8.16%) Tivoli
4 3 (6.12%) WSUS
5 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.04%) SCOM
6 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.53%) VMware
3 8 (16.33%) Citrix
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco
4 7 (14.29%) Lotus
5 6 (12.24%) HP
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle
6 4 (8.16%) LANDesk
7 3 (6.12%) Apple
8 2 (4.08%) Wyse
8 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.08%) EMC
8 2 (4.08%) Adobe
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