The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norwich 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Norfolk / Norwich
Rank 12 10 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7  
Contract jobs citing Windows 6 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich 7.89% 9.91% 22.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 47.83% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 20
Median daily rate £380 £250 £221
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.00% +12.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £158 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £435 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.25 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -40.00%  
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 Norwich with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Norwich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 12 23 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich 15.79% 20.72% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 23
Median daily rate £450 £300 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £170 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.16% -12.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Norwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norwich 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 Norwich

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Norwich

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Norwich over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Norwich

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Norwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 23 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 Norwich region with a requirement for Windows.

1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Terraform
3 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (20.00%) Route 53
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) SCCM
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) Puppet
3 3 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich 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 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (20.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Senior SQL DBA
2 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) Velocity
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) Information Management
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCITP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) Terraform
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy
2 1 (6.67%) VMware