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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 51 58 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.43% 32.95% 7.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.86% 95.08% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 5
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£275 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £145 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £381 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.24 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -14.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.88 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £25.50 £25.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -7.14%
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
70 61 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 29.41% 34.66% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 6
Average daily rate £425 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £387 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.11 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £25.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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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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 0 37 £400 +23.07% 5
Haverhill - 3 - -
Bury St Edmunds +2 1 - -
Felixstowe - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Woodbridge - - - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (34.83%) Microsoft
2 30 (33.71%) Active Directory
3 25 (28.09%) Linux
4 20 (22.47%) UNIX
5 19 (21.35%) Web Services
5 19 (21.35%) SQL
6 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (17.98%) Windows 7
7 16 (17.98%) C#
7 16 (17.98%) VPN
7 16 (17.98%) Firewall
8 15 (16.85%) Migration
8 15 (16.85%) TCP/IP
8 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
8 15 (16.85%) XML
9 14 (15.73%) .NET
10 13 (14.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
11 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (13.48%) VMware
12 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (12.36%) DNS
12 11 (12.36%) MS Exchange
12 11 (12.36%) MS Excel
12 11 (12.36%) Client/Server
12 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
12 11 (12.36%) MCITP
13 10 (11.24%) Dynamics CRM
13 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
13 10 (11.24%) Puppet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (12.36%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.24%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.62%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.12%) Lync
6 1 (1.12%) CMS
6 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) VPN
1 16 (17.98%) Firewall
2 15 (16.85%) TCP/IP
3 11 (12.36%) DNS
4 9 (10.11%) SAN
5 8 (8.99%) LAN
6 7 (7.87%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (6.74%) IPsec
8 4 (4.49%) Wireless
8 4 (4.49%) WAN
8 4 (4.49%) DHCP
9 3 (3.37%) SSL
9 3 (3.37%) SSH
9 3 (3.37%) VLAN
9 3 (3.37%) Network Security
10 2 (2.25%) VoIP
11 1 (1.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.87%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (5.62%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Military
4 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.12%) Law
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) Developer
2 11 (12.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Architect
3 10 (11.24%) CRM Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) C++ Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 5 (5.62%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.49%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Applications Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.35%) Web Services
2 15 (16.85%) XML
3 14 (15.73%) .NET
4 9 (10.11%) WCF
5 8 (8.99%) Reactive Extensions
5 8 (8.99%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 8 (8.99%) SOAP
6 7 (7.87%) MFC
6 7 (7.87%) JSON
7 3 (3.37%) Silverlight
7 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.12%) Java EE
9 1 (1.12%) Flash
9 1 (1.12%) HTML
9 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (1.12%) HTML5
9 1 (1.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Client/Server
2 7 (7.87%) Replication
3 5 (5.62%) PKI
4 4 (4.49%) Clustering
5 3 (3.37%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.25%) iPad
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.25%) NHS
7 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.09%) Linux
2 20 (22.47%) UNIX
3 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.98%) Windows 7
5 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.74%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.37%) Solaris
9 1 (1.12%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.85%) Migration
2 10 (11.24%) CRM
2 10 (11.24%) Workflow
3 9 (10.11%) Information Management
3 9 (10.11%) OO
3 9 (10.11%) MVC
4 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.99%) OOD
4 8 (8.99%) MVVM
5 7 (7.87%) ITIL
5 7 (7.87%) DevOps
6 6 (6.74%) TDD
6 6 (6.74%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.62%) UML
7 5 (5.62%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.62%) User Stories
8 4 (4.49%) Master Data Management
8 4 (4.49%) Data Governance
8 4 (4.49%) SOA
8 4 (4.49%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) SQL
2 16 (17.98%) C#
3 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
4 10 (11.24%) Shell Script
5 8 (8.99%) C++
6 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.25%) Java
7 2 (2.25%) Python
8 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.12%) Delphi
8 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.36%) MCITP
3 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.99%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.62%) Degree
6 4 (4.49%) MCSE
7 3 (3.37%) CCSA
7 3 (3.37%) CCSE
8 2 (2.25%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.25%) MCP
8 2 (2.25%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.12%) Sun Certification
9 1 (1.12%) CCNP
9 1 (1.12%) CCNA
9 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 30 (33.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.37%) Firmware
4 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.12%) Nmap
4 1 (1.12%) vSphere
4 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.12%) vCloud
4 1 (1.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) Puppet
1 10 (11.24%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.49%) SCCM
3 2 (2.25%) SCOM
3 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.12%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.12%) Nessus
4 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (34.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.48%) VMware
3 8 (8.99%) HP
4 6 (6.74%) Cisco
5 5 (5.62%) Oracle
6 4 (4.49%) Citrix
7 3 (3.37%) Sourcefire
7 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.37%) Sophos
7 3 (3.37%) Splunk
8 2 (2.25%) Apple
8 2 (2.25%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.25%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.25%) Mitel
9 1 (1.12%) McAfee
9 1 (1.12%) NetApp
9 1 (1.12%) EMC
9 1 (1.12%) Intel
9 1 (1.12%) Macromedia
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