The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Norfolk region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 40 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 16.33% 12.03% 11.26%
As % of the Vendors category 48.78% 29.23% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 18
Average daily rate
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£273 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.82% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £314 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.38 £19.20 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £37.50 £21.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Vendors Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
82 65 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 33.47% 41.14% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 42
Average daily rate £260 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £18.10 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £36.30 £21.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Microsoft
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 within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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 +15 34 £263 -16.00% 11
Thetford - - - - 1
Diss - - - - 1
King's Lynn - - - -
North Walsham - - - - 1
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region citing Microsoft 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.

1 29 (45.31%) Windows
2 25 (39.06%) MS Excel
3 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 17 (26.56%) C#
4 17 (26.56%) .NET
5 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
5 14 (21.88%) HTML
5 14 (21.88%) SQL
5 14 (21.88%) Web Services
6 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
7 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 11 (17.19%) TDD
8 11 (17.19%) MS Office
8 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
9 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
9 10 (15.63%) MVC
9 10 (15.63%) jQuery
9 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
9 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (14.06%) BDD
10 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 9 (14.06%) SCCM
10 9 (14.06%) Firewall
10 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
10 9 (14.06%) CSS
10 9 (14.06%) Citrix
11 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (12.50%) OOP
11 8 (12.50%) OO

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.13%) WordPress
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (39.06%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.19%) MS Office
3 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) Firewall
2 4 (6.25%) Network Security
2 4 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 4 (6.25%) LAN
2 4 (6.25%) WAN
2 4 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.69%) HTTP
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
4 2 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) SAN
5 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (4.69%) MySQL
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.81%) Selenium
2 5 (7.81%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.69%) MSI
4 2 (3.13%) AdminStudio
4 2 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (6.25%) Publishing
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Developer
2 9 (14.06%) Analyst
3 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
3 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (6.25%) Web Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
5 3 (4.69%) C# Developer
5 3 (4.69%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.13%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) IT Support
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) .NET
2 14 (21.88%) Web Services
2 14 (21.88%) HTML
3 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
4 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 10 (15.63%) jQuery
5 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (14.06%) CSS
6 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 7 (10.94%) XHTML
7 7 (10.94%) HTML5
7 7 (10.94%) Ajax
8 5 (7.81%) CSS3
9 4 (6.25%) WCF
10 3 (4.69%) LINQ
10 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
10 3 (4.69%) REST
11 1 (1.56%) Middleware
11 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) NHS
1 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.56%) Clustering
2 1 (1.56%) Informatics
2 1 (1.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 29 (45.31%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.19%) TDD
3 10 (15.63%) MVC
4 9 (14.06%) BDD
5 8 (12.50%) OOP
5 8 (12.50%) OO
6 7 (10.94%) Project Management
7 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.38%) Migration
7 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.81%) ITIL
9 4 (6.25%) Network Design
9 4 (6.25%) Security Architecture
9 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.69%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (4.69%) Web Development
10 3 (4.69%) Software Architecture
10 3 (4.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) C#
2 14 (21.88%) SQL
3 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
4 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.25%) VBScript
7 3 (4.69%) VB
7 3 (4.69%) PHP
8 1 (1.56%) Java
8 1 (1.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) MCTS
2 3 (4.69%) MCITP
3 1 (1.56%) MCPD
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) MCSE
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
System Software
1 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) XenApp
3 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.56%) OpenView
2 1 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Citrix
2 5 (7.81%) VMware
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco
4 3 (4.69%) HP
4 3 (4.69%) Tableau
5 2 (3.13%) Becrypt
5 2 (3.13%) AppSense
5 2 (3.13%) Lotus
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (1.56%) Sophos
6 1 (1.56%) Altiris
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