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 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 21.28% 23.36% 22.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.07% 58.18% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 19
Average daily rate
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£175 £200 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £10.75 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £13.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £13.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.45
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.91%
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
27 55 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 28.72% 40.15% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 19
Average daily rate £350 £225 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +125.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 9
Average hourly rate £10.75 £26.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.43% +39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £30.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (62.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (38.00%) Firewall
4 15 (30.00%) Cisco
5 13 (26.00%) MS Office
5 13 (26.00%) VMware
5 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (20.00%) SCCM
7 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (14.00%) Python
9 7 (14.00%) Finance
9 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (14.00%) vSphere
10 6 (12.00%) Wireless
10 6 (12.00%) Linux
10 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.00%) WAN
10 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (10.00%) Symantec
11 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
11 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
11 5 (10.00%) LAN
11 5 (10.00%) UNIX
11 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (10.00%) Oracle
11 5 (10.00%) SIEM
11 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
12 4 (8.00%) Cyber-Ark
12 4 (8.00%) SQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Office
2 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) Firewall
2 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (12.00%) Wireless
3 6 (12.00%) WAN
4 5 (10.00%) LAN
5 4 (8.00%) VoIP
5 4 (8.00%) SAN
6 3 (6.00%) Network Security
6 3 (6.00%) Internet
6 3 (6.00%) DNS
6 3 (6.00%) SSL
7 2 (4.00%) Intranet
7 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.00%) DHCP
8 1 (2.00%) VPN
8 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) EDMS
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) IT Support
3 8 (16.00%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (14.00%) Consultant
4 7 (14.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Data Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.00%) CCTV
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.00%) UNIX
5 4 (8.00%) AIX
6 3 (6.00%) zOS
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.00%) SIEM
2 4 (8.00%) ITIL
3 3 (6.00%) Migration
3 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.00%) Analytics
4 2 (4.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (2.00%) Data Security
5 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.00%) Release Management
5 1 (2.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.00%) Time Management
5 1 (2.00%) BCP
5 1 (2.00%) Server Building
5 1 (2.00%) Database Security
5 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) Python
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) VBA
4 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) MCSE
1 2 (4.00%) MCP
1 2 (4.00%) HNC
1 2 (4.00%) CISSP
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) CISA
1 2 (4.00%) CISM
2 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (62.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) vSphere
3 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.00%) ProxySG
5 3 (6.00%) RACF
5 3 (6.00%) ACF2
6 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) XenServer
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) Nessus
2 2 (4.00%) WSUS
2 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.00%) Cisco
3 13 (26.00%) VMware
4 5 (10.00%) Symantec
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle
5 4 (8.00%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (8.00%) Citrix
5 4 (8.00%) Sophos
5 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 3 (6.00%) AlgoSec
6 3 (6.00%) Lumension
6 3 (6.00%) Splunk
7 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) EMC
7 2 (4.00%) Qualys
8 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.00%) ProCurve
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