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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 19.42% 23.64% 18.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 61.90% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 9
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£181 £213 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +112.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £321
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.30 £13.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -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
28 63 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 27.18% 38.18% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 44 9
Average daily rate £190 £225 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +125.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 7
Average hourly rate £11.50 £26.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.60% +39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £102.50 £30.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 20 (39.22%) Firewall
4 16 (31.37%) Cisco
5 15 (29.41%) VMware
6 13 (25.49%) Windows 7
7 12 (23.53%) MS Office
8 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
9 10 (19.61%) Linux
10 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (15.69%) vSphere
12 7 (13.73%) SAN
12 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (13.73%) Python
12 7 (13.73%) Windows XP
12 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
12 7 (13.73%) WAN
12 7 (13.73%) Finance
12 7 (13.73%) SCCM
13 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
13 6 (11.76%) Wireless
13 6 (11.76%) DNS
13 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
13 6 (11.76%) UNIX
14 5 (9.80%) AIX
14 5 (9.80%) ITIL
14 5 (9.80%) Oracle
14 5 (9.80%) VoIP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.92%) IIS
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Office
2 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (39.22%) Firewall
2 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (13.73%) WAN
3 7 (13.73%) SAN
4 6 (11.76%) DNS
4 6 (11.76%) Wireless
5 5 (9.80%) VoIP
5 5 (9.80%) LAN
6 4 (7.84%) Internet
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.88%) Network Security
7 3 (5.88%) DHCP
7 3 (5.88%) SSL
7 3 (5.88%) Intranet
8 2 (3.92%) IPv4
8 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.92%) VLAN
9 1 (1.96%) VPN
9 1 (1.96%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) EDMS
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) DB2
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Consultant
2 8 (15.69%) IT Support
3 7 (13.73%) Support Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.92%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Replication
1 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) CCTV
3 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows 7
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.73%) Windows XP
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (11.76%) UNIX
5 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.80%) AIX
7 3 (5.88%) zOS
8 2 (3.92%) Android
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.96%) VMS
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.80%) ITIL
1 5 (9.80%) SIEM
2 4 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (5.88%) Information Security
3 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 3 (5.88%) Analytics
4 2 (3.92%) Migration
4 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.96%) Software Licensing
5 1 (1.96%) Server Building
5 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.96%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (1.96%) Data Security
5 1 (1.96%) BCP
5 1 (1.96%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis
5 1 (1.96%) Supplier Management
5 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) Python
2 4 (7.84%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.96%) VBA
4 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) MCSE
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.92%) CISSP
2 2 (3.92%) HNC
2 2 (3.92%) CISA
2 2 (3.92%) CISM
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) MCP
3 1 (1.96%) HND
3 1 (1.96%) MCSA
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 33 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) vSphere
3 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.84%) ProxySG
4 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.88%) ACF2
5 3 (5.88%) RACF
6 2 (3.92%) XenApp
7 1 (1.96%) XenServer
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) Nessus
3 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 16 (31.37%) Cisco
3 15 (29.41%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) Symantec
4 5 (9.80%) Citrix
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle
5 4 (7.84%) Sophos
5 4 (7.84%) Blue Coat
5 4 (7.84%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (5.88%) Splunk
6 3 (5.88%) Lumension
6 3 (5.88%) AlgoSec
6 3 (5.88%) Qualys
6 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.88%) IBM
7 2 (3.92%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) EMC
7 2 (3.92%) Veeam
7 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.96%) Imperva
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