Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 18 5
Rank change year-on-year +14 -13 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 44 25 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 16.24% 7.20% 13.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.48% 32.47% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 49
Norfolk median daily rate £251 £145 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.28% -30.95% +20.00%
10th Percentile £151 £108 £108
90th Percentile £519 £393 £443
East of England median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 9
Norfolk median hourly rate £19.02 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.50% -20.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £14.02 £12.00 £11.93
90th Percentile £24.60 £12.00 £23.72
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -4.69% -3.03% -

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 54 77 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 19.93% 22.19% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 84
Norfolk median daily rate £213 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.33% +16.28% +79.17%
10th Percentile £152 £110 £141
90th Percentile £478 £490 £524
East of England median daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year +7.38% +6.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 12
Norfolk median hourly rate £19.02 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.50% -33.33% -8.86%
10th Percentile £14.02 £12.00 £12.30
90th Percentile £24.60 £12.00 £22.98
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.37% +6.06% -5.71%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +20 34 £368 +119.40% 15
King's Lynn +2 2 £225 - 1
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 16 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 12 (27.27%) VMware
5 11 (25.00%) ITIL
6 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
7 9 (20.45%) Windows 10
8 8 (18.18%) Migration
9 7 (15.91%) Cisco
9 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
9 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
9 7 (15.91%) SQL
9 7 (15.91%) DNS
9 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
9 7 (15.91%) Office 365
10 6 (13.64%) Mainframe
10 6 (13.64%) SAN
10 6 (13.64%) DHCP
10 6 (13.64%) Unix
11 5 (11.36%) Finance
11 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
11 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
11 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.36%) Puppet
11 5 (11.36%) ITIL V3
12 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (9.09%) Ansible

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 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Office 365
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.82%) PaaS
5 2 (4.55%) IaaS
5 2 (4.55%) SaaS
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.27%) Route 53
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) DNS
2 6 (13.64%) DHCP
2 6 (13.64%) SAN
3 3 (6.82%) Skype
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) NAS
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.27%) Big Data
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Technician
2 6 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Desktop Support
2 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) DBA
6 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) .NET Core
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.27%) JSON
1 1 (2.27%) LDAP
1 1 (2.27%) Swagger
1 1 (2.27%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Mainframe
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 9 (20.45%) Windows 10
3 6 (13.64%) Unix
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.82%) Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.27%) AIX
8 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Migration
3 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL V3
5 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.55%) Information Management
7 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.55%) Time Management
7 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) Ruby
2 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.82%) CCNA
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) MCSE
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.55%) PMP
3 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.27%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) Docker
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
2 4 (9.09%) Ansible
2 4 (9.09%) Packer
2 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (9.09%) Terraform
3 2 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco
4 4 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) EMC
6 2 (4.55%) Forcepoint
6 2 (4.55%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Symantec
7 1 (2.27%) Apple
7 1 (2.27%) Dell
7 1 (2.27%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.27%) Google
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) Xamarin