The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 24 37 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.13% 18.88% 21.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.86% 88.10% 74.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 24
Median daily rate £293 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £150 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £501 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 14
Median hourly rate £12.75 - £14.38
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 - £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 - £18.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 42 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.61% 21.43% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 39
Median daily rate £300 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £170 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £430 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Suffolk region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Suffolk region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -7 10 £255 -27.14% 6
Bury St Edmunds +2 9 £298 -0.83% 2
Haverhill - 2 £350 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Windows.

1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) C#
3 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
4 12 (28.57%) .NET
4 12 (28.57%) VMware
5 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (23.81%) MVVM
6 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
6 9 (21.43%) TDD
6 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 8 (19.05%) SAN
7 8 (19.05%) WPF
8 7 (16.67%) Finance
8 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (16.67%) Citrix
8 7 (16.67%) IIS
9 6 (14.29%) HTML
9 6 (14.29%) XML
9 6 (14.29%) Cisco
9 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
10 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
10 5 (11.90%) MS Office
10 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
10 5 (11.90%) LAN
10 5 (11.90%) Firewall
11 4 (9.52%) Web Development
11 4 (9.52%) jQuery
11 4 (9.52%) Clustering
11 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) SAN
2 5 (11.90%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) LAN
3 3 (7.14%) NAS
3 3 (7.14%) Network Security
3 3 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (4.76%) IPv4
4 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.76%) VLAN
4 2 (4.76%) Wireless
4 2 (4.76%) WLAN
5 1 (2.38%) LDAP
5 1 (2.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.38%) MSTest
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 8 (19.05%) C# WPF Developer
3 8 (19.05%) WPF Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Integration Manager
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support
8 2 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) WPF
3 6 (14.29%) HTML
3 6 (14.29%) XML
4 4 (9.52%) CSS
4 4 (9.52%) jQuery
5 3 (7.14%) Middleware
6 2 (4.76%) Java EE
6 2 (4.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (4.76%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (4.76%) SOAP
6 2 (4.76%) WCF
6 2 (4.76%) Web Services
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.38%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.14%) Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Solaris
7 1 (2.38%) Unix
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) MVVM
2 9 (21.43%) TDD
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 4 (9.52%) High Availability
3 4 (9.52%) Web Development
4 3 (7.14%) Change Management
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Secure Coding
4 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.76%) CRM
5 2 (4.76%) ITSM
5 2 (4.76%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) MVC
6 1 (2.38%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) C
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) XAML
4 1 (2.38%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) C++/CLI
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) CCNP
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) MCITP
3 2 (4.76%) MCSA
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) Citrix
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (4.76%) Intel Security
6 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
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