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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 58 32 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 24.37% 17.20% 23.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 89.23% 94.12% 89.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 27
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£363 £263 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Average hourly rate £11.28 £12.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.54% -37.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.66 £33.25 £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
65 34 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.31% 18.28% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 12 32
Average daily rate £350 £245 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -27.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £372 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -46.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +5 27 £369 +63.88% 4
Bury St Edmunds -2 3 £350 +16.66% 3
Lowestoft - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Woodbridge - - - - 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 34 (32.38%) SQL
3 32 (30.48%) Web Services
4 31 (29.52%) XML
5 30 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 28 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 23 (21.90%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (20.95%) Puppet
8 22 (20.95%) Windows 7
8 22 (20.95%) SAN
8 22 (20.95%) Linux
8 22 (20.95%) .NET
8 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
9 21 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 21 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 21 (20.00%) Firewall
9 21 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (19.05%) C#
11 19 (18.10%) UNIX
11 19 (18.10%) VPN
11 19 (18.10%) PowerShell
12 18 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
12 18 (17.14%) MS Excel
12 18 (17.14%) CRM
13 17 (16.19%) DNS
14 16 (15.24%) MS Exchange
14 16 (15.24%) Workflow
14 16 (15.24%) Migration
14 16 (15.24%) Replication
14 16 (15.24%) WCF

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 16 (15.24%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.86%) IIS
7 2 (1.90%) Apache
7 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 22 (20.95%) SAN
3 21 (20.00%) Firewall
4 19 (18.10%) VPN
5 17 (16.19%) DNS
6 16 (15.24%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (5.71%) LAN
7 6 (5.71%) WAN
8 5 (4.76%) SSL
9 3 (2.86%) HTTP
9 3 (2.86%) Wireless
9 3 (2.86%) IPsec
9 3 (2.86%) SSH
9 3 (2.86%) Network Security
10 2 (1.90%) X.509
10 2 (1.90%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.90%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.90%) LDAP
10 2 (1.90%) VoIP
11 1 (0.95%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.90%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.90%) Ant
2 2 (1.90%) Subversion
2 2 (1.90%) Maven
2 2 (1.90%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
2 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.95%) Advertising
3 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (36.19%) Developer
2 18 (17.14%) Analyst
3 16 (15.24%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 14 (13.33%) CRM Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Service Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 7 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.76%) Support Technician
9 5 (4.76%) Field Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.48%) Web Services
2 31 (29.52%) XML
3 22 (20.95%) .NET
4 16 (15.24%) WCF
5 15 (14.29%) JSON
5 15 (14.29%) SOAP
6 14 (13.33%) Reactive Extensions
6 14 (13.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 7 (6.67%) Silverlight
8 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.90%) HTML
9 2 (1.90%) JAAS
9 2 (1.90%) WPF
10 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.95%) jQuery
10 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.95%) HTML5
10 1 (0.95%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.95%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Replication
2 5 (4.76%) PKI
3 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.90%) Clustering
3 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.95%) Firmware
4 1 (0.95%) iPhone
4 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.95%) Linux
1 22 (20.95%) Windows 7
2 21 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (18.10%) UNIX
4 13 (12.38%) Windows XP
5 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.90%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.14%) CRM
2 16 (15.24%) Workflow
2 16 (15.24%) Migration
3 15 (14.29%) MVVM
3 15 (14.29%) DevOps
4 14 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.52%) TDD
5 10 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 9 (8.57%) MVC
7 8 (7.62%) Data Modelling
7 8 (7.62%) ITIL
8 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.76%) Project Planning
10 2 (1.90%) SOA
10 2 (1.90%) Data Architecture
10 2 (1.90%) Data Governance
10 2 (1.90%) Master Data Management
10 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.90%) UML
10 2 (1.90%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.38%) SQL
2 21 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 20 (19.05%) C#
4 19 (18.10%) PowerShell
5 9 (8.57%) Java
6 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.95%) C++
7 1 (0.95%) XAML
7 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.43%) MCITP
3 10 (9.52%) Degree
4 7 (6.67%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.81%) MCSE
6 3 (2.86%) CCSA
6 3 (2.86%) CCSE
6 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.90%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.95%) ACCA
8 1 (0.95%) CCNA
8 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (5.71%) KVM
3 3 (2.86%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.90%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.95%) vSphere
5 1 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (21.90%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (20.95%) Puppet
3 12 (11.43%) SCCM
4 3 (2.86%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.90%) WSUS
5 2 (1.90%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 40 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.62%) VMware
3 7 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.76%) Citrix
4 5 (4.76%) Oracle
5 4 (3.81%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.86%) HP
6 3 (2.86%) Cisco
6 3 (2.86%) Intel
6 3 (2.86%) NetApp
6 3 (2.86%) Sourcefire
7 2 (1.90%) ProCurve
7 2 (1.90%) Mitel
7 2 (1.90%) Cognos
7 2 (1.90%) Sun
8 1 (0.95%) Dell
8 1 (0.95%) Apple
8 1 (0.95%) Sophos
8 1 (0.95%) Vyatta
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