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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
East of England / Norfolk
Rank 11 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 10.53% 12.62% 24.43%
As % of the Vendors category 30.77% 29.89% 55.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 22
Median daily rate £365 £350 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 21
Median hourly rate - £14.68 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.95%

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
39 87 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 34.21% 42.23% 44.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 58 41
Median daily rate £365 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £269 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £580 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 28
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +5 8 £310 -8.14% 2
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 15 (32.61%) SQL
2 12 (26.09%) Office 365
3 11 (23.91%) Windows
4 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (21.74%) .NET
4 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 10 (21.74%) MS Project
4 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (19.57%) WPF
5 9 (19.57%) Delphi
5 9 (19.57%) ITIL
5 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
5 9 (19.57%) Embarcadero
5 9 (19.57%) Borland
5 9 (19.57%) MVC
6 8 (17.39%) Finance
6 8 (17.39%) Logistics
6 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
7 7 (15.22%) ITIL V3
8 6 (13.04%) A+ Certification
8 6 (13.04%) SLA
8 6 (13.04%) MCP
8 6 (13.04%) WSUS
9 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.87%) MS Office
9 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
10 4 (8.70%) Advertising
10 4 (8.70%) ERP
10 4 (8.70%) ETL

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 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Project
2 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.87%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
1 2 (4.35%) WebEx
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.70%) QlikView
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Advertising
3 3 (6.52%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Administrator
3 6 (13.04%) Project Administrator
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Project Officer
6 3 (6.52%) Project Support Officer
6 3 (6.52%) Support Officer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.35%) IT Trainer
7 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) WPF
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.35%) CMDB
3 2 (4.35%) e-Learning
3 2 (4.35%) FMCG
3 2 (4.35%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.17%) Blog
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (19.57%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) MVC
3 8 (17.39%) Logistics
3 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (15.22%) ITIL V3
5 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.70%) Data Validation
6 4 (8.70%) ERP
6 4 (8.70%) ETL
6 4 (8.70%) Line Management
6 4 (8.70%) Scorecard
6 4 (8.70%) Validation
7 3 (6.52%) CRM
7 3 (6.52%) Data Transformation
7 3 (6.52%) Service Management
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) Statistics
8 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) Delphi
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) A+ Certification
1 6 (13.04%) MCP
2 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) WSUS
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Borland
1 9 (19.57%) Embarcadero
2 2 (4.35%) Avaya
2 2 (4.35%) Epicor
2 2 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) SAP