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 26 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 22 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.40% 4.96% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% 31.82% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £113 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -54.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -19.31%
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
11 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 7.69% 15.60% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 15
Average daily rate £315 £165 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £103 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £9.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +29.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

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 26 January 2015. 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 0 1 - - 1
King's Lynn - 1 £200 -
Diss - - - -
Thetford - - - -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (46.15%) MCSE
4 6 (46.15%) MCP
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) DHCP
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (38.46%) MCITP
6 4 (30.77%) Ajax
6 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) CruiseControl
6 4 (30.77%) Subversion
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (30.77%) BDD
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) CSS3
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) CruiseControl
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) XHTML
1 4 (30.77%) jQuery
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (30.77%) HTML5
1 4 (30.77%) CSS3
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 4 (30.77%) Ajax
1 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) CMDB
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) BDD
2 4 (30.77%) OOD
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCP
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
2 5 (38.46%) MCITP
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) OpenView
1 1 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Lotus
6 1 (7.69%) Apple
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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