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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 7.75% 22.12% 31.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 80.65% 82.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 19
Average daily rate £200 £221 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.60% -11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £100 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £650 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +59.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.26 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.70% -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
18 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 13.95% 27.43% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 24
Average daily rate £185 £294 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.02% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £102 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £650 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +65.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (23.08%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) Supplier Management
5 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
5 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
5 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
5 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco
7 3 (11.54%) Avaya
7 3 (11.54%) LAN
7 3 (11.54%) VoIP
7 3 (11.54%) WAN
7 3 (11.54%) MS Office
7 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) SCCM
8 2 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (7.69%) Android
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
1 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) VoIP
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) MS Access
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Support Technician
3 3 (11.54%) Field Support Technician
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Support
4 2 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Android
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (19.23%) Supplier Management
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) Project Governance
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Demand Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Avaya
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Mitel
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Sage
5 1 (3.85%) Toshiba
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam