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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 35 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.29% 21.58% 22.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.78% 83.33% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 19
Median daily rate £288 £214 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.50% -46.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £123 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £394 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 15
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.74 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £20.00 £24.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +8.49%

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
45 36 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 18.37% 25.90% 31.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 36
Median daily rate £288 £238 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -45.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £395 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 15
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.42 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Bury St Edmunds - 14 £349 - 6
Ipswich -9 13 £288 +43.75% 1
Haverhill - 2 £350 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 24 (43.64%) VMware
2 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
3 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
6 16 (29.09%) C#
6 16 (29.09%) .NET
7 14 (25.45%) SAN
8 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
9 12 (21.82%) TDD
9 12 (21.82%) WPF
9 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
10 11 (20.00%) High Availability
10 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (18.18%) Citrix
11 10 (18.18%) IIS
11 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (16.36%) MVVM
12 9 (16.36%) Firewall
13 8 (14.55%) LAN
13 8 (14.55%) Cisco
13 8 (14.55%) EMC
13 8 (14.55%) vSphere
14 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Clustering
14 7 (12.73%) HP
14 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
14 7 (12.73%) Clustering
14 7 (12.73%) Finance
15 6 (10.91%) Load Balancing
15 6 (10.91%) Client/Server

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 10 (18.18%) IIS
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.64%) Mimecast
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
1 2 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) SAN
2 9 (16.36%) Firewall
3 8 (14.55%) LAN
4 6 (10.91%) NAS
4 6 (10.91%) WAN
5 4 (7.27%) Network Security
5 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.45%) IPv4
7 2 (3.64%) VLAN
7 2 (3.64%) Wireless
7 2 (3.64%) WLAN
8 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.82%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.82%) MSTest
2 1 (1.82%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) French Language
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (16.36%) C# WPF Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) WPF Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.45%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) .NET
2 12 (21.82%) WPF
3 6 (10.91%) HTML
3 6 (10.91%) Middleware
4 4 (7.27%) CSS
4 4 (7.27%) jQuery
4 4 (7.27%) XML
5 3 (5.45%) Java EE
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) Clustering
3 6 (10.91%) Client/Server
4 5 (9.09%) EMC VNX
5 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.82%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.82%) Replication
8 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
2 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.27%) Linux
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.82%) Android
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) TDD
2 11 (20.00%) High Availability
3 9 (16.36%) MVVM
4 6 (10.91%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.91%) Secure Coding
5 5 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (9.09%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.27%) Migration
6 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.27%) Web Development
7 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL
7 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Project Management
9 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) C#
2 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.45%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) C
5 2 (3.64%) C++
5 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.64%) XAML
6 1 (1.82%) C++/CLI
6 1 (1.82%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) MCSA
2 3 (5.45%) MCSE
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) CCNA
3 2 (3.64%) CCNP
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.55%) vSphere
4 4 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.45%) XenApp
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) VMware
2 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.18%) Citrix
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco
4 8 (14.55%) EMC
5 7 (12.73%) HP
6 5 (9.09%) Dell
7 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.64%) Acronis
8 2 (3.64%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.64%) Lotus
8 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.82%) Samsung
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