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 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 37 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 18.88% 19.63% 8.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.51% 77.78% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £125 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+156.00% -40.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £100 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.77% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 0
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
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
49 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 25.00% 25.23% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 9
Average daily rate £260 £125 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -35.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £100 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 23 September 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 37 (46.25%) Active Directory
2 28 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (21.25%) PRINCE2
6 16 (20.00%) C
6 16 (20.00%) SCCM
7 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 15 (18.75%) VMware
8 14 (17.50%) ITIL
9 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
9 13 (16.25%) PMI
9 13 (16.25%) PMI Certification
9 13 (16.25%) Mainframe
9 13 (16.25%) AS400
10 12 (15.00%) Change Management
11 11 (13.75%) Citrix
11 11 (13.75%) SQL
12 10 (12.50%) MS Office
12 10 (12.50%) AIX
13 9 (11.25%) SLA
13 9 (11.25%) Firewall
13 9 (11.25%) Migration
14 8 (10.00%) HP
14 8 (10.00%) Windows XP
14 8 (10.00%) Lotus
14 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (10.00%) IBM Notes
14 8 (10.00%) WSUS
15 7 (8.75%) Apache

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (8.75%) Apache
2 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.75%) IIS
3 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.50%) MS Office
3 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) Firewall
2 6 (7.50%) DNS
3 5 (6.25%) LDAP
3 5 (6.25%) DHCP
4 3 (3.75%) WAN
5 2 (2.50%) LAN
5 2 (2.50%) SAN
6 1 (1.25%) Intranet
6 1 (1.25%) Internet
6 1 (1.25%) VoIP
6 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.25%) VPN
6 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MSI
2 1 (1.25%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (1.25%) Finance
1 1 (1.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Analyst
2 16 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 13 (16.25%) Support Analyst
4 12 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.50%) Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.75%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Wintel Support
9 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) Middleware
1 7 (8.75%) .NET
2 5 (6.25%) WCF
2 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (6.25%) Ajax
2 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.00%) CSS
3 4 (5.00%) Web Services
3 4 (5.00%) XHTML
3 4 (5.00%) REST
3 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (5.00%) LINQ
3 4 (5.00%) jQuery
3 4 (5.00%) HTML
4 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.75%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.25%) WPF
5 1 (1.25%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) PMI
1 13 (16.25%) Mainframe
1 13 (16.25%) AS400
2 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) CMDB
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.00%) Windows 7
2 22 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (12.50%) AIX
4 8 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.50%) Linux
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) PRINCE2
2 14 (17.50%) ITIL
3 12 (15.00%) Change Management
4 9 (11.25%) Migration
5 6 (7.50%) Project Management
5 6 (7.50%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.25%) MVC
7 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.00%) CRM
7 4 (5.00%) OOP
7 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.00%) Multithreading
7 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.00%) Software Architecture
8 3 (3.75%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) C
2 11 (13.75%) SQL
3 7 (8.75%) C#
4 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.75%) VBScript
5 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.25%) MCITP
4 1 (1.25%) MCP
4 1 (1.25%) MCSE
4 1 (1.25%) MCSA
4 1 (1.25%) CCNA
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) HL7
System Software
1 37 (46.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) Terminal Services
3 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.50%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.25%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.25%) vSphere
6 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) SCCM
2 8 (10.00%) WSUS
3 6 (7.50%) OpenView
4 4 (5.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.50%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.75%) VMware
3 11 (13.75%) Citrix
4 8 (10.00%) Lotus
4 8 (10.00%) HP
5 7 (8.75%) Oracle
6 2 (2.50%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.50%) Veeam
6 2 (2.50%) Becrypt
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco
7 1 (1.25%) Dell
7 1 (1.25%) Apple
7 1 (1.25%) AppSense
7 1 (1.25%) Altiris
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