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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 26 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 9.32% 14.13% 18.14%
As % of the Vendors category 34.21% 29.55% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 11
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£275 £225 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £185 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £310 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £8.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £8.00 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £61.60 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.11% -15.62%
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
76 88 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 27.24% 47.83% 40.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 28
Average daily rate £300 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £201 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 15
Average hourly rate £13.20 £21.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.31% +35.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.90 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £24.93 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 October 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
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 22 October 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 -7 16 £288 +35.29% 6
Thetford - - - -
Dereham - - - - 1
Diss - - - - 2
King's Lynn - - - -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 25 (37.31%) Windows
2 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
3 22 (32.84%) C#
3 22 (32.84%) .NET
4 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (26.87%) Web Services
5 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
5 18 (26.87%) MS Excel
6 17 (25.37%) Visual Studio
6 17 (25.37%) HTML
6 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
7 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (22.39%) TDD
9 14 (20.90%) jQuery
9 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (19.40%) MVC
10 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
11 12 (17.91%) CSS
11 12 (17.91%) VMware
11 12 (17.91%) BDD
12 11 (16.42%) SQL
13 10 (14.93%) MS Office
13 10 (14.93%) HTML5
13 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (13.43%) Firewall
15 8 (11.94%) Citrix
15 8 (11.94%) OO
15 8 (11.94%) CSS3
16 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.48%) IBM Notes
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.99%) WordPress
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.49%) Lync
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (26.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.93%) MS Office
3 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Firewall
2 5 (7.46%) DNS
2 5 (7.46%) DHCP
3 4 (5.97%) Ethernet
3 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.97%) LAN
3 4 (5.97%) WAN
3 4 (5.97%) NetScaler
3 4 (5.97%) Network Security
4 3 (4.48%) HTTP
5 2 (2.99%) SAN
5 2 (2.99%) VLAN
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.99%) MySQL
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.46%) Selenium
2 5 (7.46%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.48%) CruiseControl
3 3 (4.48%) Subversion
4 2 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.99%) MSI
General
1 4 (5.97%) Publishing
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Local Government
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Military
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Developer
2 11 (16.42%) Analyst
3 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Web Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Web Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Network Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Security Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) .NET Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.99%) Desktop Support
7 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) .NET
2 18 (26.87%) Web Services
2 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
3 17 (25.37%) HTML
3 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
4 14 (20.90%) jQuery
4 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (17.91%) CSS
6 10 (14.93%) HTML5
6 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 8 (11.94%) CSS3
8 7 (10.45%) Ajax
8 7 (10.45%) XHTML
9 3 (4.48%) Application Packaging
9 3 (4.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (2.99%) Middleware
10 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (2.99%) WCF
11 1 (1.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) NHS
3 2 (2.99%) Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
3 2 (2.99%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.46%) Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) TDD
3 13 (19.40%) MVC
4 12 (17.91%) BDD
5 8 (11.94%) OO
6 7 (10.45%) ITIL
6 7 (10.45%) Project Management
7 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.46%) Web Development
8 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.46%) OOP
8 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.97%) Network Design
9 4 (5.97%) Security Architecture
10 3 (4.48%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (4.48%) User Stories
10 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.48%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) C#
2 11 (16.42%) SQL
3 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.99%) PHP
6 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.96%) MCITP
3 5 (7.46%) MCSE
4 4 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) MCP
6 2 (2.99%) MCTS
7 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) MCPD
7 1 (1.49%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 4 (5.97%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) SCCM
2 2 (2.99%) OpenView
2 2 (2.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.99%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) VMware
2 8 (11.94%) Citrix
3 7 (10.45%) HP
4 6 (8.96%) Cisco
5 3 (4.48%) Lotus
5 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle
6 2 (2.99%) Tableau
6 2 (2.99%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.49%) Altiris
Norfolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago