Period
to 19 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 42 39 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 14.43% 15.35% 15.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.68% 72.22% 63.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 50
Norfolk median daily rate £213 £363 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.38% +40.78% +47.14%
10th Percentile £128 £143 £122
90th Percentile £403 £495 £400
East of England median daily rate £318 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +5.83% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Norfolk median hourly rate £20.04 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.00% -7.69% -25.71%
10th Percentile £13.48 £12.00 £10.83
90th Percentile £25.43 £12.00 £16.45
East of England median hourly rate £14.39 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.82% - +3.13%

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 57 54 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 19.59% 21.26% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 43 69
Norfolk median daily rate £275 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +25.00% +60.00%
10th Percentile £144 £168 £147
90th Percentile £438 £490 £455
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 17
Norfolk median hourly rate £20.04 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.00% -31.43% -
10th Percentile £13.48 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £25.43 £12.00 £23.00
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £20.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year -26.95% +19.30% +6.06%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 +9 34 £200 -63.64% 16
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 16 (38.10%) Windows 10
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 12 (28.57%) Office 365
6 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
6 11 (26.19%) VMware
6 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (23.81%) SCCM
7 10 (23.81%) ITIL
8 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 6 (14.29%) DNS
9 6 (14.29%) DHCP
9 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
10 5 (11.90%) Migration
10 5 (11.90%) Cisco
10 5 (11.90%) SQL
10 5 (11.90%) SAN
11 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
11 4 (9.52%) WAN
11 4 (9.52%) SLA
11 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (9.52%) Finance
11 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
11 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (9.52%) Application Packaging
11 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
11 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (9.52%) Puppet

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 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) Office 365
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Route 53
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) DHCP
1 6 (14.29%) DNS
2 5 (11.90%) SAN
3 4 (9.52%) WAN
4 3 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (4.76%) Firewall
6 1 (2.38%) DMZ
6 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.38%) NAS
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security
6 1 (2.38%) Skype
6 1 (2.38%) VoIP
6 1 (2.38%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MSI
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 6 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technician
4 4 (9.52%) Applications Packager
5 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Floorwalker
6 2 (4.76%) MSI Packager
6 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
1 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.76%) ISPF
3 1 (2.38%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.38%) JSON
3 1 (2.38%) MAPI
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) Swagger
3 1 (2.38%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows 10
2 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.14%) Unix
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Solaris
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Migration
3 4 (9.52%) Application Packaging
3 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.76%) Application Discovery
5 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps
5 2 (4.76%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.38%) Benchmarking
6 1 (2.38%) Information Security
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) JCL
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.14%) CCNA
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.76%) PMP
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.38%) Docker
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (7.14%) Terraform
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.38%) Ansible
5 1 (2.38%) CASB
5 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Packer
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco
4 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) McAfee
7 1 (2.38%) Sophos
7 1 (2.38%) Symantec
7 1 (2.38%) Xamarin