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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 21 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 18.75% 17.30% 19.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 76.19% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 7
Average daily rate
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£225 £315 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +186.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £139 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £430 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £65.00 £21.75 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+198.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £10.90 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £25.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.60 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.00%
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
36 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 32.14% 22.70% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 10
Average daily rate £300 £250 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +127.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £130 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Average hourly rate £65.00 £21.75 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+198.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £25.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 2015.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.00%) Firewall
4 10 (25.00%) Cisco
5 9 (22.50%) DNS
5 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
5 9 (22.50%) Linux
5 9 (22.50%) VMware
5 9 (22.50%) Windows 8
6 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (17.50%) DHCP
8 6 (15.00%) MS Office
8 6 (15.00%) Migration
9 5 (12.50%) SAN
9 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (12.50%) VoIP
9 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (12.50%) Office 365
9 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 4 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (10.00%) WAN
10 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.00%) AIX
10 4 (10.00%) Internet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.50%) CMS
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) assyst
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) Firewall
2 9 (22.50%) DNS
3 7 (17.50%) DHCP
4 5 (12.50%) VoIP
4 5 (12.50%) SAN
5 4 (10.00%) WAN
5 4 (10.00%) Internet
6 3 (7.50%) IPv4
6 3 (7.50%) Intranet
6 3 (7.50%) VLAN
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (5.00%) Wireless
7 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
7 2 (5.00%) LAN
8 1 (2.50%) PBX
8 1 (2.50%) VPN
8 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.50%) PC Support
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Mainframe Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.50%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) CCTV
4 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
1 9 (22.50%) Windows 8
2 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) AIX
5 3 (7.50%) UNIX
6 2 (5.00%) zOS
6 2 (5.00%) Android
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Migration
2 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (5.00%) Server Building
3 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.00%) SIEM
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL
3 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (2.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.50%) Release Management
4 1 (2.50%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (2.50%) Time Management
4 1 (2.50%) E-business
4 1 (2.50%) Data Security
4 1 (2.50%) Workflow
4 1 (2.50%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) VBA
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) MCSE
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) CISA
3 2 (5.00%) CISM
3 2 (5.00%) MCDST
3 2 (5.00%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.50%) vSphere
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
6 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Nessus
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) AppDNA
3 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Cisco
3 9 (22.50%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) Qualys
4 3 (7.50%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) Symantec
5 2 (5.00%) Remedy
5 2 (5.00%) Sophos
5 2 (5.00%) Veeam
5 2 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.50%) Imperva
6 1 (2.50%) Splunk
6 1 (2.50%) Spiceworks
6 1 (2.50%) Lumension
6 1 (2.50%) AlgoSec
6 1 (2.50%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.50%) LANDesk