Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 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.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 19 3
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 50 27 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 18.32% 7.20% 17.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.76% 34.62% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 51
Norfolk median daily rate £212 £213 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +25.00% -2.86%
10th Percentile £128 £109 £120
90th Percentile £512 £293 £463
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 7
Norfolk median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.50
10th Percentile £10.50 - £11.90
90th Percentile £18.50 - £24.70
East of England median hourly rate £16.33 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.02% - -1.49%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Norfolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 66 78 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 24.18% 20.80% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 83
Norfolk median daily rate £212 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.82% +10.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £132 £110 £137
90th Percentile £448 £450 £524
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 7
Norfolk median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.50
10th Percentile £10.50 - £11.90
90th Percentile £18.50 - £24.70
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £22.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year -25.47% +34.17% -10.81%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Norfolk.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Norfolk

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Norfolk

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Norfolk over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Norfolk

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Norfolk

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Norfolk over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows in Norfolk

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Norfolk region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +22 39 £206 +25.95% 9
King's Lynn +3 3 £225 -5.37%
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Norfolk region with a requirement for Windows.

1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (26.00%) Windows 10
4 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (26.00%) Migration
5 12 (24.00%) VMware
6 10 (20.00%) Cisco
6 10 (20.00%) Office 365
7 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
7 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
8 7 (14.00%) SAN
9 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (12.00%) Mainframe
9 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (12.00%) ITIL
9 6 (12.00%) DNS
9 6 (12.00%) SCCM
9 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (12.00%) Firewall
10 5 (10.00%) Finance
10 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (10.00%) DHCP
10 5 (10.00%) SQL
10 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (10.00%) Windows 2000
10 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 4 (8.00%) Unix
11 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.00%) CATIA
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.00%) IaaS
4 2 (4.00%) PaaS
4 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) SAN
2 6 (12.00%) DNS
2 6 (12.00%) Firewall
3 5 (10.00%) DHCP
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.00%) Wireless
5 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.00%) Skype
7 1 (2.00%) Bluetooth
7 1 (2.00%) Broadband
7 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.00%) FTP
7 1 (2.00%) LAN
7 1 (2.00%) NAS
7 1 (2.00%) Network Security
7 1 (2.00%) NFC
7 1 (2.00%) SNMP
7 1 (2.00%) Telnet
7 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Desktop Support
2 10 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) IT Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Technician
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) LDAP
1 1 (2.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) AS400
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (26.00%) Windows 10
2 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 4 (8.00%) Unix
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.00%) Linux
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.00%) AIX
8 1 (2.00%) Android
8 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Migration
2 6 (12.00%) ITIL
3 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.00%) Time Management
6 2 (4.00%) Information Management
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL V2
6 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) Service Management
6 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.00%) Android Development
7 1 (2.00%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (2.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.00%) DevOps
7 1 (2.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) C++
3 1 (2.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) CCNA
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) EMC Certification
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PMO
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (6.00%) Ansible
3 3 (6.00%) Packer
3 3 (6.00%) Puppet
3 3 (6.00%) Terraform
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) VMware
3 10 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) Apple
4 3 (6.00%) Citrix
4 3 (6.00%) PlateSpin
5 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.00%) EMC
5 2 (4.00%) Google
5 2 (4.00%) Juniper
5 2 (4.00%) Sophos
6 1 (2.00%) Dell
6 1 (2.00%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (2.00%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) IFS
6 1 (2.00%) NetApp
6 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec