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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 34 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 12.41% 14.29% 12.38%
As % of the Vendors category 41.98% 32.50% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 13
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£275 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £35.50 £15.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.66% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £9.40 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.20 £63.00 £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
81 80 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 29.56% 43.96% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 34
Average daily rate £275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £200 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 2
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.47% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £19.00 £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -0.31%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +5 27 £275 -12.00% 11
Thetford - - - - 1
Diss - - - -
North Walsham - - - -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (40.32%) Windows
2 23 (37.10%) MS Excel
3 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
4 18 (29.03%) C#
4 18 (29.03%) .NET
5 15 (24.19%) Web Services
6 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
6 14 (22.58%) HTML
7 13 (20.97%) SQL
7 13 (20.97%) MS Office
7 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.97%) .NET Framework
8 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
8 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
9 11 (17.74%) TDD
9 11 (17.74%) MVC
9 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 10 (16.13%) jQuery
11 9 (14.52%) CSS
11 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
11 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
11 9 (14.52%) SCCM
11 9 (14.52%) BDD
12 8 (12.90%) OOP
12 8 (12.90%) OO
12 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (12.90%) Project Management
12 8 (12.90%) Firewall
13 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) WordPress
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Lync
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (37.10%) MS Excel
2 13 (20.97%) MS Office
3 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) Firewall
2 4 (6.45%) Network Security
2 4 (6.45%) NetScaler
2 4 (6.45%) LAN
2 4 (6.45%) WAN
2 4 (6.45%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.84%) HTTP
4 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.61%) DNS
4 1 (1.61%) DHCP
4 1 (1.61%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.84%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.06%) Selenium
2 5 (8.06%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.84%) MSI
4 2 (3.23%) AdminStudio
4 2 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (6.45%) Publishing
2 1 (1.61%) Games
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Local Government
2 1 (1.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Network Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Security Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Web Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Architect
6 3 (4.84%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.23%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Applications Packager
7 2 (3.23%) .NET Architect
7 2 (3.23%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.23%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) .NET
2 15 (24.19%) Web Services
3 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 14 (22.58%) HTML
4 13 (20.97%) .NET Framework
5 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (16.13%) jQuery
6 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 9 (14.52%) CSS
8 7 (11.29%) XHTML
8 7 (11.29%) HTML5
8 7 (11.29%) Ajax
9 5 (8.06%) WCF
9 5 (8.06%) CSS3
10 3 (4.84%) LINQ
10 3 (4.84%) REST
10 3 (4.84%) Application Packaging
11 1 (1.61%) Middleware
11 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) NHS
1 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.61%) Clustering
2 1 (1.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.32%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) TDD
2 11 (17.74%) MVC
3 9 (14.52%) BDD
4 8 (12.90%) Project Management
4 8 (12.90%) OOP
4 8 (12.90%) OO
5 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.68%) Migration
5 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.06%) ITIL
7 4 (6.45%) Network Design
7 4 (6.45%) Security Architecture
7 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.84%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (4.84%) Software Architecture
8 3 (4.84%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) C#
2 13 (20.97%) SQL
3 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
3 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.45%) VBScript
6 3 (4.84%) VB
6 3 (4.84%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) Java
7 1 (1.61%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) MCTS
2 3 (4.84%) MCITP
3 1 (1.61%) MCPD
3 1 (1.61%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) MCSE
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.61%) OpenView
2 1 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Citrix
2 4 (6.45%) Cisco
2 4 (6.45%) HP
2 4 (6.45%) VMware
3 3 (4.84%) Tableau
4 2 (3.23%) Becrypt
4 2 (3.23%) AppSense
4 2 (3.23%) Lotus
5 1 (1.61%) Altiris
5 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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