The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bury St Edmunds with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Suffolk / Bury St Edmunds
Rank 1 9 2
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Contract jobs citing Windows 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bury St Edmunds 50.00% 5.88% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.66
% change year-on-year -6.45% +5.72%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bury St Edmunds with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bury St Edmunds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bury St Edmunds 50.00% 5.88% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bury St Edmunds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bury St Edmunds citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Bury St Edmunds

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows in Bury St Edmunds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Bury St Edmunds

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows in Bury St Edmunds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Bury St Edmunds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Bury St Edmunds region with a requirement for Windows.

1 12 (75.00%) .NET
1 12 (75.00%) C#
1 12 (75.00%) WPF
2 11 (68.75%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) MVVM
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) XAML
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) MS Office
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSTest
1 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) C# Developer
1 9 (56.25%) C# WPF Developer
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
1 9 (56.25%) WPF Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) UI Designer
4 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
1 12 (75.00%) WPF
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) EMC VNX
1 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) TDD
2 9 (56.25%) MVVM
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) XAML
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) EMC
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft