The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Norfolk region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 27 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 0.61% 6.97% 5.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 51.85% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 11
Average daily rate - £225 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £285 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.75 £13.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
Qualifications Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 12.80% 13.43% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 25
Average daily rate £300 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £255 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £9.63 £19.00 £13.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.34% +37.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -1 1 - - 1
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (75.00%) MCP
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) OOD
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) MCSE

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) CruiseControl
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) CSS3
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) OOD
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 26 days ago