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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 41 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.40% 23.03% 15.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.36% 88.37% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 15
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£245 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.78% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £138 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 8
Average hourly rate £23.13 £9.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.94% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £9.00 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.39 £9.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
53 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.37% 26.06% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 15
Average daily rate £250 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 8
Average hourly rate £19.06 £9.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.80% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.56 £9.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 March 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
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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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 +4 27 £250 -16.66% 10
Bury St Edmunds 0 2 - - 1
Felixstowe - - - -
Haverhill - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
2 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
3 28 (31.82%) Linux
4 21 (23.86%) UNIX
4 21 (23.86%) Windows 7
5 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (17.05%) Client/Server
6 15 (17.05%) VMware
7 14 (15.91%) Migration
7 14 (15.91%) SQL
8 13 (14.77%) Firewall
8 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
8 13 (14.77%) Information Management
9 12 (13.64%) VPN
10 11 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
11 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
12 9 (10.23%) User Stories
12 9 (10.23%) ITIL
12 9 (10.23%) OO
12 9 (10.23%) Cisco
13 8 (9.09%) Windows XP
13 8 (9.09%) C++
13 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
13 8 (9.09%) DNS
13 8 (9.09%) OOD
13 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (9.09%) DV Cleared
14 7 (7.95%) Visualisation

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 11 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.14%) Lync
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.14%) CMS
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Office
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) Firewall
2 12 (13.64%) VPN
3 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.09%) DNS
5 5 (5.68%) SAN
5 5 (5.68%) LAN
6 4 (4.55%) DHCP
6 4 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (3.41%) IPsec
7 3 (3.41%) VLAN
8 2 (2.27%) Wireless
8 2 (2.27%) MPLS
9 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.14%) WAN
9 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.27%) Selenium
2 2 (2.27%) TestLink
3 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.14%) Calabash
3 1 (1.14%) Appium
General
1 4 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Law
3 1 (1.14%) Legal
3 1 (1.14%) Advertising
3 1 (1.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (17.05%) Developer
2 14 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.50%) Analyst
3 11 (12.50%) Architect
4 8 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.82%) C++ Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Rollout Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Applications Architect
8 3 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) MFC
2 5 (5.68%) Web Services
3 4 (4.55%) XML
3 4 (4.55%) .NET
3 4 (4.55%) JSON
4 2 (2.27%) Java EE
5 1 (1.14%) HTML
5 1 (1.14%) HTML5
5 1 (1.14%) J2EE
5 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.14%) Flash
5 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Client/Server
2 7 (7.95%) Visualisation
3 6 (6.82%) Replication
4 4 (4.55%) Clustering
5 2 (2.27%) PKI
5 2 (2.27%) NHS
5 2 (2.27%) iPad
5 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.14%) Open Source
6 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.14%) GIS
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.82%) Linux
2 21 (23.86%) UNIX
2 21 (23.86%) Windows 7
3 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.41%) Solaris
8 2 (2.27%) Android
8 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.14%) Debian
9 1 (1.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.91%) Migration
2 13 (14.77%) Information Management
3 9 (10.23%) ITIL
3 9 (10.23%) OO
3 9 (10.23%) User Stories
4 8 (9.09%) OOD
5 5 (5.68%) UML
6 4 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 4 (4.55%) Data Governance
7 3 (3.41%) Test Strategy
7 3 (3.41%) Master Data Management
7 3 (3.41%) Network Management
7 3 (3.41%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.41%) Data Architecture
7 3 (3.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (3.41%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.41%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.41%) SOA
7 3 (3.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) C++
3 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
4 6 (6.82%) C#
4 6 (6.82%) Python
5 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.27%) Java
8 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.14%) Delphi
8 1 (1.14%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.14%) R
8 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.68%) MCSE
6 4 (4.55%) MCITP
7 3 (3.41%) MCP
8 2 (2.27%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.27%) CCNP
8 2 (2.27%) CCNA
8 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.27%) Degree
8 2 (2.27%) VCP4
9 1 (1.14%) MCSD
System Software
1 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.27%) Firmware
4 2 (2.27%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.14%) Nmap
5 1 (1.14%) vCloud
5 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) SCCM
2 4 (4.55%) Puppet
2 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.27%) WSUS
3 2 (2.27%) SCOM
3 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.14%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.05%) VMware
3 9 (10.23%) Cisco
4 6 (6.82%) Citrix
4 6 (6.82%) HP
5 5 (5.68%) Oracle
6 4 (4.55%) Sophos
7 3 (3.41%) Splunk
8 2 (2.27%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.27%) NetApp
8 2 (2.27%) Apple
9 1 (1.14%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.14%) Symantec
9 1 (1.14%) McAfee
9 1 (1.14%) Macromedia
9 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.14%) EMC
9 1 (1.14%) Intel
9 1 (1.14%) Agilent
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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