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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 44 32 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.80% 17.49% 20.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 91.67% 91.43% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 28
Average daily rate
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£388 £269 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.18% -17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £154 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £394 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £310 £312
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £14.69 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
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
48 35 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 24.87% 19.13% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 38
Average daily rate £375 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £144 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £379 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.63% -46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £10.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.81 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +6 25 £375 +66.66% 3
Bury St Edmunds -2 2 £363 +16.93% 1
Newmarket - - - -
Woodbridge - - - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 44 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (31.00%) Web Services
3 30 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 29 (29.00%) XML
4 29 (29.00%) SQL
5 25 (25.00%) .NET
5 25 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (23.00%) C#
6 23 (23.00%) TCP/IP
7 22 (22.00%) SharePoint
8 20 (20.00%) Migration
8 20 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 19 (19.00%) Puppet
9 19 (19.00%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (19.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (19.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 19 (19.00%) Firewall
9 19 (19.00%) CRM
10 18 (18.00%) Linux
10 18 (18.00%) SAN
10 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (17.00%) VPN
11 17 (17.00%) MS Excel
11 17 (17.00%) UNIX
11 17 (17.00%) Workflow
11 17 (17.00%) Shell Script
12 16 (16.00%) PowerShell
12 16 (16.00%) WCF
13 15 (15.00%) DevOps

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 22 (22.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.00%) IIS
7 3 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.00%) Apache
8 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.00%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (17.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (19.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.00%) TCP/IP
2 19 (19.00%) Firewall
3 18 (18.00%) SAN
4 17 (17.00%) VPN
5 15 (15.00%) DNS
6 13 (13.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (7.00%) LAN
8 6 (6.00%) WAN
9 5 (5.00%) SSL
10 3 (3.00%) HTTP
10 3 (3.00%) Wireless
10 3 (3.00%) IPsec
10 3 (3.00%) SSH
10 3 (3.00%) Network Security
11 2 (2.00%) X.509
11 2 (2.00%) Wireshark
11 2 (2.00%) Kerberos
11 2 (2.00%) LDAP
11 2 (2.00%) VoIP
12 1 (1.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (13.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.00%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 11 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.00%) Ant
2 2 (2.00%) Subversion
2 2 (2.00%) Maven
2 2 (2.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (36.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 15 (15.00%) CRM Developer
3 14 (14.00%) Analyst
4 12 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 11 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (9.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 8 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (8.00%) Service Analyst
8 7 (7.00%) .NET Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Support Analyst
8 7 (7.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Web Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Architect
11 4 (4.00%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Applications Architect
11 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.00%) Web Services
2 29 (29.00%) XML
3 25 (25.00%) .NET
4 16 (16.00%) WCF
5 15 (15.00%) SOAP
6 14 (14.00%) Reactive Extensions
6 14 (14.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 13 (13.00%) JSON
8 7 (7.00%) Silverlight
9 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.00%) HTML
11 2 (2.00%) JAAS
11 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.00%) HTML5
11 2 (2.00%) WPF
12 1 (1.00%) jQuery
12 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.00%) Backbone.js
12 1 (1.00%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Replication
2 5 (5.00%) PKI
3 2 (2.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.00%) Firmware
4 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (18.00%) Linux
4 17 (17.00%) UNIX
5 13 (13.00%) Windows XP
6 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) Migration
2 19 (19.00%) CRM
3 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.00%) Workflow
5 15 (15.00%) MVVM
5 15 (15.00%) DevOps
6 11 (11.00%) MVC
7 10 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 10 (10.00%) TDD
8 8 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 8 (8.00%) ITIL
9 6 (6.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.00%) Project Planning
11 4 (4.00%) Data Management
11 4 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
11 4 (4.00%) Data Architecture
11 4 (4.00%) Data Governance
11 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (4.00%) Master Data Management
11 4 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.00%) SQL
2 23 (23.00%) C#
3 17 (17.00%) Shell Script
4 16 (16.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.00%) Java
6 4 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.00%) XAML
8 1 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.00%) MCITP
3 10 (10.00%) Degree
4 6 (6.00%) Sun Certification
5 3 (3.00%) CCSA
5 3 (3.00%) CCSE
5 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.00%) ACCA
7 1 (1.00%) MCSE
7 1 (1.00%) CCNA
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.00%) KVM
3 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.00%) vSphere
4 1 (1.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (19.00%) Puppet
1 19 (19.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (9.00%) SCCM
3 3 (3.00%) ARCserve
4 2 (2.00%) WSUS
4 2 (2.00%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 44 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.00%) VMware
3 7 (7.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (6.00%) Citrix
5 4 (4.00%) NetApp
5 4 (4.00%) HP
5 4 (4.00%) ForgeRock
6 3 (3.00%) Intel
6 3 (3.00%) Sourcefire
7 2 (2.00%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.00%) Mitel
7 2 (2.00%) Sun
7 2 (2.00%) Cognos
7 2 (2.00%) Cisco
8 1 (1.00%) Dell
8 1 (1.00%) EMC
8 1 (1.00%) Apple
8 1 (1.00%) Sophos
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago