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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank - 16 30
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk - 7.47% 3.72%
As % of the Qualifications category - 44.83% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Median daily rate - £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +0.47%
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
26 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 15.20% 16.67% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 25
Median daily rate £300 £250 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £194 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £398 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% -14.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Local Government
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) OneDrive
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) OneDrive
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Rollout Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) VMware