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 28 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 21 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 14.58% 20.78% 10.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 91.43% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Average daily rate
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£165 £125 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -55.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £106 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £287 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £304
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 4
Average hourly rate £13.60 £19.50 £15.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.25% +26.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.10 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £23.20 £21.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
30 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 20.83% 22.73% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 8
Average daily rate £165 £125 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -69.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £13.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +43.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.25 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £23.20 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
2 19 (32.20%) Windows 7
3 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (23.73%) C
4 14 (23.73%) PRINCE2
5 13 (22.03%) ITIL
5 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
6 12 (20.34%) VMware
7 10 (16.95%) AS400
7 10 (16.95%) Citrix
7 10 (16.95%) PMI
7 10 (16.95%) PMI Certification
7 10 (16.95%) Mainframe
8 9 (15.25%) Change Management
8 9 (15.25%) Firewall
9 8 (13.56%) Lotus
9 8 (13.56%) HP
9 8 (13.56%) MS Office
9 8 (13.56%) IBM Notes
10 7 (11.86%) Apache
10 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
10 7 (11.86%) SLA
10 7 (11.86%) SQL
10 7 (11.86%) Oracle
10 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
10 7 (11.86%) IIS
10 7 (11.86%) AIX
10 7 (11.86%) Terminal Services
10 7 (11.86%) Middleware
10 7 (11.86%) Project Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 8 (13.56%) IBM Notes
2 7 (11.86%) Apache
2 7 (11.86%) IIS
3 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Office
2 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) Firewall
2 5 (8.47%) DNS
2 5 (8.47%) DHCP
2 5 (8.47%) LDAP
3 2 (3.39%) SAN
3 2 (3.39%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) VoIP
4 1 (1.69%) Intranet
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.69%) Local Government
1 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Project Manager
2 13 (22.03%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Support Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (10.17%) Service Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.39%) Wintel Support
9 2 (3.39%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Middleware
2 3 (5.08%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.39%) WCF
3 2 (3.39%) WPF
3 2 (3.39%) Ajax
3 2 (3.39%) .NET
3 2 (3.39%) ADO.NET
3 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) AS400
1 10 (16.95%) PMI
1 10 (16.95%) Mainframe
2 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.78%) CMDB
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.08%) Clustering
5 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Windows 7
2 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.86%) AIX
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.39%) Linux
6 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.39%) Android
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) PRINCE2
2 13 (22.03%) ITIL
3 9 (15.25%) Change Management
4 7 (11.86%) Project Management
5 6 (10.17%) ITIL V3
6 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.47%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.47%) Migration
7 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.78%) CRM
7 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.08%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.39%) Scrum
9 2 (3.39%) MVC
9 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) C
2 7 (11.86%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) MCP
3 1 (1.69%) MCSE
3 1 (1.69%) MCSA
3 1 (1.69%) CCNA
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) Terminal Services
3 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.69%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.69%) vSphere
6 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) OpenView
2 5 (8.47%) SCCM
3 4 (6.78%) WSUS
3 4 (6.78%) Tivoli
4 3 (5.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (3.39%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.39%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) VMware
3 10 (16.95%) Citrix
4 8 (13.56%) Lotus
4 8 (13.56%) HP
5 7 (11.86%) Oracle
6 4 (6.78%) LANDesk
7 3 (5.08%) Apple
8 2 (3.39%) Wyse
8 2 (3.39%) Adobe
8 2 (3.39%) Cisco
8 2 (3.39%) Veeam
9 1 (1.69%) Dell
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