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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 22 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 20.37% 19.70% 15.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 58.82% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 7
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£198 £240 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.70% +140.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £58.75 £21.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.11% +14.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
33 68 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 30.56% 33.50% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 49 7
Average daily rate £225 £225 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +125.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 4
Average hourly rate £58.75 £26.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.69% +39.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 August 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
2 19 (40.43%) Firewall
3 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
4 13 (27.66%) Cisco
5 12 (25.53%) SharePoint
6 11 (23.40%) VMware
6 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
7 10 (21.28%) Linux
8 9 (19.15%) MS Office
9 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
9 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
9 8 (17.02%) DNS
10 7 (14.89%) Python
10 7 (14.89%) WAN
10 7 (14.89%) Finance
11 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
11 6 (12.77%) DHCP
11 6 (12.77%) UNIX
11 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
12 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (10.64%) SIEM
12 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (10.64%) AIX
12 5 (10.64%) Oracle
12 5 (10.64%) LAN
12 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
12 5 (10.64%) Symantec
12 5 (10.64%) Sophos

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 12 (25.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.13%) CMS
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Office
2 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) DNS
3 7 (14.89%) WAN
4 6 (12.77%) DHCP
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (10.64%) LAN
5 5 (10.64%) SAN
5 5 (10.64%) VoIP
6 4 (8.51%) Internet
7 3 (6.38%) Wireless
7 3 (6.38%) VLAN
7 3 (6.38%) Network Security
7 3 (6.38%) Intranet
7 3 (6.38%) SSL
7 3 (6.38%) IPv4
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.13%) PBX
9 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) EDMS
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) DB2
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) IT Support
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.26%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.26%) Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Replication
1 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) CCTV
3 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
2 10 (21.28%) Linux
3 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
4 6 (12.77%) UNIX
4 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.64%) AIX
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.38%) zOS
7 2 (4.26%) Android
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.13%) VMS
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.64%) SIEM
2 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (8.51%) Migration
3 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.38%) Analytics
3 3 (6.38%) ITIL
3 3 (6.38%) Information Security
4 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.26%) Server Building
5 1 (2.13%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.13%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.13%) Data Security
5 1 (2.13%) BCP
5 1 (2.13%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.13%) Database Security
5 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) Python
2 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VBScript
4 1 (2.13%) VBA
4 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) MCSE
1 2 (4.26%) CISSP
1 2 (4.26%) CISA
1 2 (4.26%) CISM
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) vSphere
3 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (8.51%) ProxySG
4 3 (6.38%) RACF
4 3 (6.38%) ACF2
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Nessus
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Cisco
3 11 (23.40%) VMware
4 5 (10.64%) Symantec
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle
4 5 (10.64%) Sophos
5 4 (8.51%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (8.51%) Citrix
5 4 (8.51%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.38%) Qualys
6 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.38%) IBM
6 3 (6.38%) Lumension
6 3 (6.38%) AlgoSec
6 3 (6.38%) Splunk
7 2 (4.26%) Veeam
7 2 (4.26%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) Avaya
8 1 (2.13%) Lotus
8 1 (2.13%) ProCurve
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