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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 25 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 11.42% 15.73% 18.30%
As % of the Vendors category 29.41% 31.11% 51.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 23
Median daily rate £369 £299 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% +10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £105 £86
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £323 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £24.23 £62.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.24% +77.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.51 £14.80 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.94 £127.00 £39.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
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
85 90 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 38.81% 50.56% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 70 51
Median daily rate £350 £175 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £165 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Median hourly rate £24.23 £36.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.83 £13.70 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.62 £137.50 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 11 £390 +271.42% 5
King's Lynn - 1 £425 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 21 (36.84%) ITIL
2 17 (29.82%) MS Office
3 16 (28.07%) Windows
3 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (24.56%) Management Information System
5 13 (22.81%) Finance
5 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
5 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
6 11 (19.30%) Service Management
6 11 (19.30%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (19.30%) C#
7 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (17.54%) Service Delivery
7 10 (17.54%) Information Management
8 9 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (15.79%) MVC
8 9 (15.79%) .NET
8 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (14.04%) Problem Management
10 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.28%) MCP
10 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
11 6 (10.53%) MS Access
11 6 (10.53%) SQL
11 6 (10.53%) HTML
12 5 (8.77%) BDD
12 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis

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 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.51%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) MS Office
2 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) WebEx
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) NAS
3 1 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.75%) VoIP
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) MS Access
3 3 (5.26%) Redis
3 3 (5.26%) Riak
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.75%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Advertising
2 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Analyst
1 12 (21.05%) Developer
1 12 (21.05%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 12 (21.05%) Team Leader
2 9 (15.79%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.28%) C# Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (5.26%) IT Support
6 3 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Operational Support Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Operations Support Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Trainer
7 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
2 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.53%) HTML
4 4 (7.02%) HTML5
4 4 (7.02%) jQuery
5 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.26%) Node.js
5 3 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (5.26%) React
5 3 (5.26%) REST
6 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.51%) CSS
6 2 (3.51%) CSS3
6 2 (3.51%) RESTful
6 2 (3.51%) Web Services
7 1 (1.75%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.75%) J2EE
7 1 (1.75%) XHTML
7 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (24.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.02%) CMDB
4 2 (3.51%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.51%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Statistics
5 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) ITIL
2 11 (19.30%) Service Management
3 10 (17.54%) Information Management
3 10 (17.54%) Service Delivery
4 9 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (15.79%) MVC
5 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.04%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.77%) BDD
6 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
6 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.77%) Project Management
6 5 (8.77%) TDD
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.02%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.02%) People Management
7 4 (7.02%) Use Case
7 4 (7.02%) Web Development
8 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) C#
2 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.53%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) CoffeeScript
4 3 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (1.75%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.28%) MCP
4 5 (8.77%) A+ Certification
4 5 (8.77%) Degree
5 4 (7.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.51%) CISM
7 2 (3.51%) MCSA
7 2 (3.51%) MCSE
8 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) UAG
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) WSUS
2 2 (3.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) VMware
2 2 (3.51%) Apple
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco
2 2 (3.51%) Citrix
3 1 (1.75%) Avaya
3 1 (1.75%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Sage
3 1 (1.75%) Toshiba
3 1 (1.75%) Veeam