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 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.

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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 40 41 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 20.00% 16.08% 12.03%
As % of the Vendors category 37.04% 50.00% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £270 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £101 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £430 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% -5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
108 82 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 54.00% 32.16% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 41 32
Average daily rate £180 £263 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £136 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 10
Average hourly rate £120.00 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £21.75 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £36.60 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 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 -1 16 £188 -26.47% 4
Great Yarmouth 0 1 £250 +233.33%
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 31 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 29 (43.94%) Windows
3 24 (36.36%) MS Office
4 23 (34.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (27.27%) Migration
6 17 (25.76%) Office 365
7 16 (24.24%) Lync
8 15 (22.73%) Mobile Device Management
8 15 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (21.21%) SharePoint
9 14 (21.21%) Skype
10 12 (18.18%) VMware
11 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 10 (15.15%) Cisco
12 10 (15.15%) Citrix
12 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
13 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
13 9 (13.64%) ITIL
13 9 (13.64%) Finance
13 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
14 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (12.12%) Firewall
14 8 (12.12%) Symantec
15 7 (10.61%) SAN
15 7 (10.61%) SLA
15 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
15 7 (10.61%) SQL
15 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared

Microsoft
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 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 16 (24.24%) Lync
2 15 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (21.21%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (6.06%) IIS
5 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.03%) CMS
7 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (36.36%) MS Office
2 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.52%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) Skype
2 8 (12.12%) Firewall
3 7 (10.61%) SAN
4 6 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (7.58%) VLAN
5 5 (7.58%) DHCP
5 5 (7.58%) DNS
6 3 (4.55%) IPv4
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (4.55%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.03%) FCoE
7 2 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.52%) VPN
8 1 (1.52%) LAN
8 1 (1.52%) PBX
8 1 (1.52%) VoIP
8 1 (1.52%) WAN
8 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) EDMS
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Law
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.52%) Advertising
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Office 365 Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Design Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (10.61%) Service Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Implementation Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) IT Support
6 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Server Support
9 3 (4.55%) Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Server Administrator
9 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) .NET
2 3 (4.55%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.03%) CSS
3 2 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) SOAP
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) jQuery
4 1 (1.52%) REST
4 1 (1.52%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (1.52%) COM
4 1 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.55%) Replication
3 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) CCTV
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.94%) Windows
2 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 6 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.06%) Linux
6 3 (4.55%) Android
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Migration
2 15 (22.73%) Mobile Device Management
3 9 (13.64%) ITIL
4 5 (7.58%) Information Security
5 4 (6.06%) CRM
5 4 (6.06%) SIEM
5 4 (6.06%) Process Management
5 4 (6.06%) Security Patching
6 3 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.03%) TDD
7 2 (3.03%) Scrum
7 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.03%) Server Building
7 2 (3.03%) Validation
8 1 (1.52%) Software Licensing
8 1 (1.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) Python
2 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.52%) VB
4 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) Degree
4 5 (7.58%) MCSE
5 4 (6.06%) SSCP
5 4 (6.06%) GIAC
5 4 (6.06%) CEH
5 4 (6.06%) CISMP
6 3 (4.55%) HNC
7 2 (3.03%) MCITP
7 2 (3.03%) PCI QSA
7 2 (3.03%) CCA
7 2 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.52%) MCSA
8 1 (1.52%) ISEB
8 1 (1.52%) MCDST
8 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
2 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 31 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.06%) ProxySG
4 4 (6.06%) Xen
5 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.55%) XenApp
5 3 (4.55%) XenServer
5 3 (4.55%) vSphere
6 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.06%) WSUS
3 2 (3.03%) SCOM
4 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) VMware
2 10 (15.15%) Cisco
2 10 (15.15%) Citrix
3 8 (12.12%) Symantec
4 6 (9.09%) HP
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle
6 4 (6.06%) SAP
6 4 (6.06%) Hitachi
6 4 (6.06%) Blue Coat
6 4 (6.06%) Sophos
7 3 (4.55%) Splunk
7 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.55%) Lumension
7 3 (4.55%) AlgoSec
7 3 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (3.03%) Veeam
9 1 (1.52%) Spiceworks
9 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.52%) Remedy
9 1 (1.52%) Avaya
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