Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 36 54 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 10.78% 24.55% 17.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.45% 80.60% 59.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 46
Norfolk median daily rate £238 £273 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.84% +25.29% +24.29%
10th Percentile £149 £137 £121
90th Percentile £450 £391 £450
East of England median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Norfolk median hourly rate £20.11 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.69% +11.54% -32.47%
10th Percentile £13.83 £14.25 £10.83
90th Percentile £27.17 £14.75 £49.88
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 55 67 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 16.47% 30.45% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 49 63
Norfolk median daily rate £275 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +14.04% +57.24%
10th Percentile £150 £144 £127
90th Percentile £450 £479 £475
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 23
Norfolk median hourly rate £20.11 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.69% -27.50% +0.63%
10th Percentile £13.83 £14.25 £12.30
90th Percentile £27.17 £14.75 £23.00
East of England median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +39.39% -7.04% +7.58%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -7 23 £188 -6.25% 18
King's Lynn -3 1 £238 -15.18%
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Windows.

1 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
3 15 (41.67%) Office 365
4 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 13 (36.11%) ITIL
6 12 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 10 (27.78%) SCCM
7 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 10 (27.78%) SQL
7 10 (27.78%) Citrix
8 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (22.22%) Information Management
9 8 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
10 7 (19.44%) VMware
11 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
11 6 (16.67%) Service Management
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (11.11%) SAN
12 4 (11.11%) WAN
12 4 (11.11%) Migration
12 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (8.33%) Application Packaging
13 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
13 3 (8.33%) SLA
13 3 (8.33%) Cisco
13 3 (8.33%) LAN

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 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (41.67%) Office 365
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.56%) PaaS
4 2 (5.56%) SaaS
5 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) SAN
1 4 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) Skype
4 1 (2.78%) DMZ
4 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.78%) NAS
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) VLAN
4 1 (2.78%) VoIP
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Ingres
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MSI
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) DBA
2 5 (13.89%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) SQL DBA
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Packager
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (5.56%) MSI Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.56%) ISPF
2 1 (2.78%) MAPI
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
2 12 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Solaris
6 2 (5.56%) Unix
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Information Management
3 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 6 (16.67%) Service Management
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (2.78%) Analytics
7 1 (2.78%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (2.78%) Data Management
7 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security
7 1 (2.78%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 1 (2.78%) Master Data Management
7 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) JCL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Terraform
3 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Citrix
3 7 (19.44%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.78%) McAfee
6 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.78%) Sophos