The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Norwich region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 42 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 36.21% 18.94% 10.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.71% 96.15% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 7
Average daily rate £260 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £100 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £298 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -17.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 42.24% 19.70% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 8
Average daily rate £270 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £100 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £255 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £16.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £26.00 £19.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows
Norfolk

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 17 April 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 17 April 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 49 (62.03%) Windows 7
2 39 (49.37%) Microsoft
3 24 (30.38%) Windows XP
4 21 (26.58%) MS Office
5 20 (25.32%) Active Directory
6 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (20.25%) SCCM
8 15 (18.99%) Migration
8 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
9 14 (17.72%) Firewall
10 12 (15.19%) SQL
11 11 (13.92%) Finance
11 11 (13.92%) PowerShell
12 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
13 9 (11.39%) Cisco
14 8 (10.13%) VBScript
14 8 (10.13%) C#
14 8 (10.13%) .NET
15 7 (8.86%) ITIL
15 7 (8.86%) LAN
15 7 (8.86%) Financial Institution
15 7 (8.86%) Windows 8
16 6 (7.59%) Becrypt
16 6 (7.59%) vSphere
16 6 (7.59%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (7.59%) MSI
17 5 (6.33%) VoIP
17 5 (6.33%) HP
17 5 (6.33%) SLA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.27%) SAS
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (26.58%) MS Office
2 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) Firewall
2 7 (8.86%) LAN
3 6 (7.59%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (6.33%) VoIP
4 5 (6.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.53%) DNS
6 1 (1.27%) SAN
6 1 (1.27%) DHCP
6 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.80%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MSI
2 1 (1.27%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (15.19%) Desktop Support
1 12 (15.19%) Support Engineer
2 11 (13.92%) Analyst
3 9 (11.39%) Developer
3 9 (11.39%) Deployment Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Desktop Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (8.86%) Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Build Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) .NET
2 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.06%) CSS
2 4 (5.06%) XHTML
2 4 (5.06%) Software Packaging
2 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (5.06%) HTML
3 3 (3.80%) REST
3 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (3.80%) WCF
3 3 (3.80%) LINQ
3 3 (3.80%) jQuery
3 3 (3.80%) Ajax
3 3 (3.80%) Web Services
4 2 (2.53%) XML
4 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.27%) SOAP
5 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
1 3 (3.80%) AS400
1 3 (3.80%) PMI
2 2 (2.53%) NHS
3 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.27%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.27%) EMC Centera
3 1 (1.27%) Clustering
3 1 (1.27%) CMDB
3 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.27%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.03%) Windows 7
2 24 (30.38%) Windows XP
3 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.86%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.80%) AIX
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.27%) Android
8 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) Migration
2 7 (8.86%) ITIL
3 5 (6.33%) OO
3 5 (6.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (5.06%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (5.06%) OOP
4 4 (5.06%) MVC
5 3 (3.80%) Software Architecture
5 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.80%) Change Management
6 2 (2.53%) ERP
7 1 (1.27%) OOD
7 1 (1.27%) Project Management
7 1 (1.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.27%) TDD
7 1 (1.27%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.27%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.27%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.27%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 11 (13.92%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.13%) C#
3 8 (10.13%) VBScript
4 5 (6.33%) C
4 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.53%) VB
7 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) MCP
1 3 (3.80%) MCSE
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.80%) PMI Certification
1 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.27%) SAS Certification
2 1 (1.27%) CCNA
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (25.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.59%) vSphere
3 2 (2.53%) XenApp
4 1 (1.27%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.27%) Snort
4 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) SCCM
2 5 (6.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 39 (49.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) Cisco
3 6 (7.59%) Becrypt
4 5 (6.33%) VMware
4 5 (6.33%) HP
5 2 (2.53%) Dell
5 2 (2.53%) EMC
5 2 (2.53%) Citrix
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle
6 1 (1.27%) AppSense
6 1 (1.27%) Sophos
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