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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
East of England / Norfolk
Rank 19 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 2.42% - 2.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.50% - 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £107 - £238
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +29.62%

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
40 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 32.26% 18.27% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 11
Median daily rate £426 £370 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +20.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £749 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -4.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

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
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 27 February 2017. 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 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 - 2 - -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Senior DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Senior SQL DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM