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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 29 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 2.77% 1.26% 7.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.21% 5.56% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 15
Average daily rate
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£175 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +8.06%
Qualifications Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 13.04% 22.64% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 25
Average daily rate £278 £255 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £9.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +87.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 7 £175 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) MCTS
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Tableau
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (25.00%) Lotus
5 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE
6 1 (12.50%) Apache
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) Broadband
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Broadband
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCTS
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCPD
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Tableau
3 2 (25.00%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle