The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 7 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 39 54 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.18% 24.11% 16.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.78% 90.00% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £453 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.28 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.84% +2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £9.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.66 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.60 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.00%
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 60 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 17.90% 26.79% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 14
Average daily rate £375 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.24 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -3 17 £375 +1.69% 5
Bury St Edmunds -9 3 £350 -
Newmarket - 1 - -
Stowmarket - 1 - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
2 30 (34.88%) Active Directory
3 25 (29.07%) Client/Server
4 23 (26.74%) C#
5 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
6 21 (24.42%) .NET
7 20 (23.26%) Windows 7
8 18 (20.93%) .NET Framework
9 17 (19.77%) XML
10 15 (17.44%) VB
10 15 (17.44%) ADO
11 14 (16.28%) Linux
12 13 (15.12%) Windows XP
13 12 (13.95%) Information Management
13 12 (13.95%) Visualisation
14 11 (12.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (12.79%) User Stories
14 11 (12.79%) SDLC
14 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (11.63%) N-Tier
16 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
16 9 (10.47%) ITIL
16 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio
16 9 (10.47%) Process Management
16 9 (10.47%) Kofax
16 9 (10.47%) VMware
16 9 (10.47%) Document Management
16 9 (10.47%) SCCM
17 8 (9.30%) Content Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (9.30%) SharePoint
1 8 (9.30%) Documentum
2 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.65%) IIS
4 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) DNS
2 4 (4.65%) Firewall
2 4 (4.65%) VPN
3 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.33%) IPv4
3 2 (2.33%) IPv6
3 2 (2.33%) LAN
3 2 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (1.16%) DHCP
4 1 (1.16%) VoIP
4 1 (1.16%) SAN
4 1 (1.16%) Wireless
4 1 (1.16%) VLAN
4 1 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.81%) Big Data
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.65%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.33%) LabVIEW
3 2 (2.33%) MSTest
3 2 (2.33%) Moq
General
1 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (24.42%) Architect
2 13 (15.12%) Analyst
3 12 (13.95%) Developer
4 7 (8.14%) Desktop Support
4 7 (8.14%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) AWS Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.65%) IT Architect
7 4 (4.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Platform Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.49%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.42%) .NET
2 18 (20.93%) .NET Framework
3 17 (19.77%) XML
4 15 (17.44%) ADO
5 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.65%) WCF
6 4 (4.65%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.49%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (2.33%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (2.33%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.33%) SOAP
8 2 (2.33%) Web Services
9 1 (1.16%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.16%) J2EE
9 1 (1.16%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.07%) Client/Server
2 12 (13.95%) Visualisation
3 10 (11.63%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.33%) PKI
4 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.16%) PDA
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.26%) Windows 7
2 14 (16.28%) Linux
3 13 (15.12%) Windows XP
4 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.49%) UNIX
8 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.95%) Information Management
2 11 (12.79%) User Stories
2 11 (12.79%) SDLC
3 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.47%) ITIL
4 9 (10.47%) Process Management
4 9 (10.47%) Document Management
5 8 (9.30%) Content Management
6 7 (8.14%) Business Process Improvement
6 7 (8.14%) Process Improvement
7 6 (6.98%) OO
7 6 (6.98%) Migration
8 5 (5.81%) TDD
8 5 (5.81%) CRM
8 5 (5.81%) OOD
8 5 (5.81%) MVVM
8 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.81%) Server Hardening
9 4 (4.65%) Cyber Security
9 4 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) C#
2 15 (17.44%) VB
3 8 (9.30%) SQL
4 4 (4.65%) Python
4 4 (4.65%) Java
4 4 (4.65%) Perl
5 3 (3.49%) C
6 2 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.16%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.16%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.65%) MCSE
3 3 (3.49%) MCITP
4 2 (2.33%) MCP
4 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) MCSA
4 2 (2.33%) CISSP
4 2 (2.33%) GIAC
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.16%) MCDST
5 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) CCNA
5 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 30 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.16%) XenApp
3 1 (1.16%) vSphere
3 1 (1.16%) vCloud
3 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) SCCM
2 4 (4.65%) SCOM
3 2 (2.33%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.16%) WSUS
4 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.16%) Kibana
4 1 (1.16%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) VMware
2 9 (10.47%) Kofax
3 8 (9.30%) EMC
4 5 (5.81%) LANDesk
5 4 (4.65%) Cisco
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle
6 3 (3.49%) HP
6 3 (3.49%) Citrix
7 2 (2.33%) McAfee
7 2 (2.33%) OpenText
7 2 (2.33%) Splunk
8 1 (1.16%) Sophos
8 1 (1.16%) BT
8 1 (1.16%) Intel
8 1 (1.16%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.16%) Panasonic
8 1 (1.16%) Avaya
8 1 (1.16%) NetApp
8 1 (1.16%) Lotus
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