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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
East of England / Norfolk
Rank 8 6 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Contract jobs citing Windows 21 28 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 15.00% 14.74% 26.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 66.67% 89.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 32
Median daily rate £363 £315 £184
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.07% +71.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £170 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £400 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 16
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.89%  

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 Norfolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 42 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 20.00% 22.11% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 35
Median daily rate £370 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.84% +62.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £170 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 16
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -6.97%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Norfolk

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -2 6 £380 +52.00% 4
King's Lynn - 4 £368 - 4
Thetford - 1 £145 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Windows.

1 26 (57.78%) ITIL
1 26 (57.78%) Windows 7
2 25 (55.56%) SQL
3 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (46.67%) SharePoint
4 21 (46.67%) Finance
4 21 (46.67%) VMware
4 21 (46.67%) VMware ESX
5 20 (44.44%) CRM
5 20 (44.44%) DNS
5 20 (44.44%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (44.44%) Avaya
5 20 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (44.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 18 (40.00%) Epicor
7 17 (37.78%) IIS
8 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 7 (15.56%) SLA
11 7 (15.56%) SCCM
12 5 (11.11%) Internet
12 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
12 5 (11.11%) MCP
12 5 (11.11%) Linux
12 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
12 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (8.89%) ITIL V3
13 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning

Windows
Top Related 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 21 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 20 (44.44%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (37.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) OpenEdge
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (6.67%) Route 53
3 2 (4.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) Extranet
5 1 (2.22%) LAN
5 1 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (2.22%) VLAN
5 1 (2.22%) VPN
5 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Ant
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Legal
2 2 (4.44%) Local Government
3 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Operations Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Operations Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) DBA
6 2 (4.44%) Field Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) HTML5
2 1 (2.22%) JSP
2 1 (2.22%) PostGIS
2 1 (2.22%) Velocity
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Clustering
1 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) CMDB
2 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Windows 7
2 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Unix
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) ITIL
2 20 (44.44%) CRM
3 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL V3
4 4 (8.89%) ITSM
4 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.67%) DevOps
5 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.67%) High Availability
5 3 (6.67%) Line Management
5 3 (6.67%) Web Development
6 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.44%) Change Management
6 2 (4.44%) MVC
6 2 (4.44%) Scrum
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) MCP
2 4 (8.89%) A+ Certification
2 4 (8.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (8.89%) MCSE
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) MCITP
5 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.22%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
2 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) VMware ESX
2 20 (44.44%) Virtual Desktop
2 20 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.44%) Docker
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) WSUS
3 3 (6.67%) Puppet
3 3 (6.67%) Terraform
4 2 (4.44%) Ansible
4 2 (4.44%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.22%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) VMware
2 20 (44.44%) Avaya
3 18 (40.00%) Epicor
4 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) Juniper
5 1 (2.22%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.22%) Progress
5 1 (2.22%) Remedy