The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 20 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 9.95% 25.81% 12.27%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 46.15% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 23
Median daily rate £195 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £183 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £376 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Median hourly rate £24.22 £62.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.25% +76.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.51 £11.88 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £126.25 £59.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Microsoft
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Vendors Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
90 104 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 44.78% 55.91% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 81 38
Median daily rate £480 £298 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.34% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £180 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £115.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.26% +428.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £16.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £137.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Norfolk region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Norfolk region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Norfolk region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Microsoft
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 within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 14 £138 -54.16% 5
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 17 (39.53%) MS Office
2 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
3 11 (25.58%) ITIL
3 11 (25.58%) Windows
3 11 (25.58%) Finance
4 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
4 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
5 7 (16.28%) MVC
5 7 (16.28%) MCP
5 7 (16.28%) C#
5 7 (16.28%) Degree
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.95%) HTML
6 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.95%) MS Access
6 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
7 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (11.63%) A+ Certification
7 5 (11.63%) SQL
7 5 (11.63%) .NET
7 5 (11.63%) Migration
7 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
7 5 (11.63%) BDD
8 4 (9.30%) HTML5
8 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3
8 4 (9.30%) CMDB

Microsoft
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (39.53%) MS Office
2 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
3 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) WebEx
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MS Access
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Redis
2 3 (6.98%) Riak
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Support Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
5 5 (11.63%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) IT Security Officer
6 4 (9.30%) Security Officer
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) IT Trainer
7 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Operational Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Operations Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.98%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) .NET
3 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.30%) HTML5
4 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.98%) Node.js
4 3 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (6.98%) React
4 3 (6.98%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.33%) Ajax
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) CSS3
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) MDX
5 1 (2.33%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) CMDB
4 3 (6.98%) e-Learning
4 3 (6.98%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) MVC
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) BDD
4 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.63%) Migration
4 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.30%) ERP
5 4 (9.30%) Feasibility Study
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3
5 4 (9.30%) People Management
5 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
5 4 (9.30%) Service Management
5 4 (9.30%) TDD
5 4 (9.30%) Use Case
5 4 (9.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) C#
2 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.63%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) CoffeeScript
4 3 (6.98%) Ruby
4 3 (6.98%) X++
5 1 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
1 7 (16.28%) MCP
2 5 (11.63%) A+ Certification
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.98%) CISM
3 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.65%) MCSA
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.33%) ISEB
5 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) WSUS
2 1 (2.33%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Cisco
1 4 (9.30%) VMware
2 3 (6.98%) Citrix
3 1 (2.33%) Apple
3 1 (2.33%) Avaya
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (2.33%) Sage
3 1 (2.33%) Toshiba
3 1 (2.33%) Veeam
Norwich, Norfolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago