The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Anglia region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank - 6 3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia - 21.74% 27.78%
As % of the Vendors category - 100.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Microsoft
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East Anglia region.

Vendors Category
East Anglia
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 27.27% 21.74% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £500 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the East Anglia region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the East Anglia region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in East Anglia

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the East Anglia region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in East Anglia

Microsoft
Top 5 Related IT Skills in East Anglia

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in East Anglia by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VB6