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 31 May 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 20 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 4.49% 1.90% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.51% 9.09% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £130 £250 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +61.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £250 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £159
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.88% +16.66%
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
39 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 21.91% 20.89% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 15
Median daily rate £250 £250 £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £423 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £27.62 £33.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.55% +11.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Norfolk region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -6 3 £190 -24.00%
Great Yarmouth -1 1 £190 -24.00%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (46.15%) MCP
3 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 6 (46.15%) Information Management
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) MCSE
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) OneDrive
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) Local Government
6 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
6 3 (23.08%) SCCM
6 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (7.69%) SOLID
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 1 (7.69%) Cross-Platform Development
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
8 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
8 1 (7.69%) iSCSI

Microsoft Certification
Top Related 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Local Government
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 6 (46.15%) Team Leader
2 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Desktop Support
4 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Rollout Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Information Management
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (7.69%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) SOLID
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (46.15%) MCP
2 5 (38.46%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Sage
3 1 (7.69%) Toshiba
3 1 (7.69%) Veeam