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 25 June 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.

Microsoft Windows
Norfolk / Norwich
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14  
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich 7.14% 8.72% 20.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.15% 26.00% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
Median daily rate £164 £200 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.12% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £162 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +86.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.83%  

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 47 50 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich 37.30% 33.56% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 16
Median daily rate £168 £375 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.33% +82.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £165 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +86.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Norwich.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Norwich

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Google
2 5 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (33.33%) Google Drive
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (26.67%) Android
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (20.00%) SLA
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) SCCM
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) OneDrive
4 3 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (13.33%) Route 53
5 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps

Windows
Co-occurring 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Google Drive
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (13.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
3 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) DBA
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (13.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (26.67%) Android
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) AWS Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Terraform
3 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft