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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 29 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 23.20% 10.63% 11.86%
As % of the Vendors category 53.70% 30.14% 34.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 11
Median daily rate £184 £275 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.18% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £133 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £344 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +2.16%
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
54 73 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 43.20% 35.27% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 43 34
Median daily rate £371 £301 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% +41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £168 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 12
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +9 22 £245 -10.90% 1
King's Lynn - 3 £173 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 13 (26.00%) Office 365
2 11 (22.00%) MS Office
2 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (20.00%) MS Project
3 10 (20.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) ITIL
5 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (14.00%) ITIL V3
6 7 (14.00%) WPF
6 7 (14.00%) .NET
6 7 (14.00%) Delphi
6 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (14.00%) ERP
6 7 (14.00%) Embarcadero
6 7 (14.00%) Borland
6 7 (14.00%) MVC
7 6 (12.00%) A+ Certification
7 6 (12.00%) SLA
7 6 (12.00%) MCP
7 6 (12.00%) WSUS
7 6 (12.00%) Logistics
8 5 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.00%) Advertising

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 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Office
2 10 (20.00%) MS Project
3 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) WebEx
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.00%) Advertising
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) General Ledger
3 3 (6.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (14.00%) Administrator
2 6 (12.00%) Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Developer
2 6 (12.00%) Project Administrator
3 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) IT Trainer
4 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Trainer
5 3 (6.00%) Dynamics AX Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Project Officer
5 3 (6.00%) Project Support Officer
5 3 (6.00%) Support Officer
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
1 7 (14.00%) WPF
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) e-Learning
1 4 (8.00%) Learning Management System
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Statistics
2 3 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.00%) CMDB
3 2 (4.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (14.00%) ERP
3 7 (14.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (14.00%) MVC
4 6 (12.00%) Logistics
5 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.00%) Line Management
6 4 (8.00%) Migration
6 4 (8.00%) Service Management
7 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.00%) Security Operations
8 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) Delphi
3 3 (6.00%) X++
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) A+ Certification
1 6 (12.00%) MCP
2 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.00%) CISM
4 1 (2.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) WSUS
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Borland
1 7 (14.00%) Embarcadero
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix
3 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (2.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) VMware