The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 30 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.63% 4.84% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.00% 20.93% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £216 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.35% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £160 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £283 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-4.98% +0.53%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
50 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 16.50% 23.12% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 8
Average daily rate £320 £275 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +41.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.90 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% +13.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £9.63 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £22.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -10 6 £453 +64.54%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (38.89%) MCITP
4 7 (38.89%) MCSE
5 6 (33.33%) DHCP
5 6 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (27.78%) MCP
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) HTML
8 3 (16.67%) CSS
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) OO
8 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DHCP
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) CruiseControl
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Support
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (16.67%) HTML5
2 3 (16.67%) CSS3
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) XHTML
2 3 (16.67%) Ajax
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) OOD
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) MCSE
1 7 (38.89%) MCITP
2 5 (27.78%) MCP
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) MCTS
6 1 (5.56%) MCSA
6 1 (5.56%) MCPD
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Lotus
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) Tableau
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Apple