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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 38 52 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.84% 23.32% 15.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.61% 85.25% 80.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 23
Median daily rate £300 £250 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £159 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.52% +94.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
46 61 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 17.97% 27.35% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 30
Median daily rate £300 £225 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +113.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -1 29 £300 +20.00% 2
Bury St Edmunds -7 1 £438 +9.37% 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 35 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 28 (43.08%) Windows Server
3 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
3 19 (29.23%) VMware
3 19 (29.23%) Windows 7
4 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (21.54%) IIS
5 14 (21.54%) MS Exchange
6 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
6 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (16.92%) Data Centre
7 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (15.38%) Unix
8 10 (15.38%) Citrix
9 9 (13.85%) LAN
10 8 (12.31%) Linux
10 8 (12.31%) SAN
11 7 (10.77%) NAS
11 7 (10.77%) DHCP
11 7 (10.77%) DNS
11 7 (10.77%) .NET
12 6 (9.23%) C#
12 6 (9.23%) Web Services
12 6 (9.23%) MS Office
12 6 (9.23%) UML
12 6 (9.23%) Python
12 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
12 6 (9.23%) WAN
12 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery

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 14 (21.54%) IIS
1 14 (21.54%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.15%) Apache
3 4 (6.15%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) Documentum
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Office 365
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) LAN
2 8 (12.31%) SAN
3 7 (10.77%) DHCP
3 7 (10.77%) DNS
3 7 (10.77%) NAS
4 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.23%) WAN
5 5 (7.69%) LDAP
5 5 (7.69%) VoIP
5 5 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (6.15%) Firewall
6 4 (6.15%) HTTP
6 4 (6.15%) Kerberos
6 4 (6.15%) Network Security
6 4 (6.15%) SSL
6 4 (6.15%) X.509
7 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.08%) Wireless
8 1 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.54%) Big Data
4 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) Subversion
2 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) MSTest
3 1 (1.54%) NuGet
3 1 (1.54%) NUnit
3 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (13.85%) Analyst
1 9 (13.85%) Architect
2 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Support
2 8 (12.31%) IT Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Integration Manager
3 6 (9.23%) Integration Project Manager
3 6 (9.23%) Migration Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.15%) Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Server Migration Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) .NET
2 6 (9.23%) Web Services
3 4 (6.15%) Java EE
3 4 (6.15%) JSON
3 4 (6.15%) Middleware
3 4 (6.15%) OAuth
3 4 (6.15%) SAML
3 4 (6.15%) SPNEGO
4 3 (4.62%) WCF
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.54%) J2EE
5 1 (1.54%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (1.54%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.54%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (1.54%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.54%) SOAP
5 1 (1.54%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (1.54%) WPF
5 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.69%) Clustering
3 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.15%) Cryptography
3 4 (6.15%) PKI
4 3 (4.62%) Reinsurance
4 3 (4.62%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.08%) Robotics
6 1 (1.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.08%) Windows Server
2 19 (29.23%) Windows 7
3 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (15.38%) Unix
6 8 (12.31%) Linux
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (9.23%) Load Balancing
1 6 (9.23%) Migration
1 6 (9.23%) UML
2 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (7.69%) High Availability
2 5 (7.69%) ITIL
2 5 (7.69%) Software Licensing
3 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.15%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (6.15%) Information Management
3 4 (6.15%) Scrum
3 4 (6.15%) Secure Coding
3 4 (6.15%) SFIA
4 3 (4.62%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.62%) Project Management
4 3 (4.62%) Release Management
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) C#
1 6 (9.23%) Python
2 5 (7.69%) Java
3 4 (6.15%) C
3 4 (6.15%) SQL
4 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
5 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.54%) VBScript
5 1 (1.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
1 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) RHCE
3 3 (4.62%) CCNA
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) MCITP
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.15%) Docker
3 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.15%) KVM
3 4 (6.15%) LXC
3 4 (6.15%) vCloud
3 4 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.54%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Puppet
2 3 (4.62%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) Check_MK
3 1 (1.54%) Kibana
3 1 (1.54%) SCOM
3 1 (1.54%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
1 19 (29.23%) VMware
2 10 (15.38%) Citrix
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco
3 4 (6.15%) ForgeRock
3 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle
5 2 (3.08%) Blue Prism
5 2 (3.08%) Kofax
6 1 (1.54%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.54%) Juniper
6 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.54%) NetApp
6 1 (1.54%) Symantec
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