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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 17 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 10.00% 2.75% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.44% 21.21% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £175 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.85% -56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.88 £17.29
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -8.18%
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
45 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 22.50% 12.94% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 24
Average daily rate £300 £278 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £456 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £23.41 £30.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.97% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 +11 6 £300 +71.42%
Great Yarmouth - 1 £250 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) Migration
2 16 (66.67%) Lync
2 16 (66.67%) Office 365
3 15 (62.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 15 (62.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (58.33%) Skype
5 10 (41.67%) MS Office
6 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
7 6 (25.00%) MCSE
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) Citrix
8 4 (16.67%) SCCM
9 3 (12.50%) VLAN
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco
9 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (8.33%) XenApp
10 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (8.33%) FCoE
10 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (8.33%) MCITP
10 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
10 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
10 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
10 2 (8.33%) DHCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (66.67%) Lync
2 15 (62.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) assyst
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Skype
2 3 (12.50%) VLAN
3 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) FCoE
3 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.17%) IPv4
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Office 365 Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Design Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Server Support
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
7 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Migration
2 15 (62.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) MCITP
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) CCA
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.17%) MCDST
5 1 (4.17%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) XenServer
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Veeam
5 1 (4.17%) Remedy