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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 38 29 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 19.29% 17.47% 21.29%
As % of the Vendors category 48.72% 44.62% 57.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 13
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£178 £230 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.82% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £85 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £323 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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
78 65 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 39.59% 39.16% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 40 29
Average daily rate £375 £245 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £350 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £21.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 33 £135 -41.30% 10
Thetford - 2 £275 -
Great Yarmouth 0 1 - -
King's Lynn - 1 £200 - 3
Fakenham - - - -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 29 (49.15%) Windows
3 19 (32.20%) MS Office
4 12 (20.34%) ITIL
5 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
5 9 (15.25%) Cisco
6 8 (13.56%) Firewall
7 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (11.86%) SQL
7 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
7 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (10.17%) SCCM
8 6 (10.17%) WSUS
8 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
8 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
8 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (10.17%) VMware
9 5 (8.47%) Information Security
9 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
9 5 (8.47%) Oracle
10 4 (6.78%) MS Access
10 4 (6.78%) MCP
10 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
10 4 (6.78%) Symantec
10 4 (6.78%) Sophos
10 4 (6.78%) SSCP
10 4 (6.78%) Blue Coat
10 4 (6.78%) ProxySG
10 4 (6.78%) CEH
10 4 (6.78%) CISMP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.08%) IIS
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.69%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (32.20%) MS Office
2 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.39%) DNS
3 2 (3.39%) DHCP
4 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.69%) VPN
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) VoIP
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
4 1 (1.69%) VLAN
4 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) FCoE
4 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) MS Access
3 3 (5.08%) EDMS
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.69%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.69%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.39%) CruiseControl
1 2 (3.39%) Subversion
1 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
2 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (18.64%) IT Support
4 10 (16.95%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) Service Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.78%) Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (5.08%) Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) DBA
9 2 (3.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Database Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) .NET
1 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
1 3 (5.08%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.39%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) CSS
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
2 2 (3.39%) XHTML
2 2 (3.39%) Ajax
2 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.39%) jQuery
2 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.39%) HTML5
2 2 (3.39%) CSS3
2 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) NHS
2 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Kindle
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) CCTV
3 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 29 (49.15%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) ITIL
2 5 (8.47%) Information Security
3 4 (6.78%) SIEM
4 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.39%) OOD
5 2 (3.39%) OO
5 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.39%) MVC
5 2 (3.39%) TDD
5 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (3.39%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (3.39%) BDD
6 1 (1.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Management
6 1 (1.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.69%) Time Management
6 1 (1.69%) Data Architecture
6 1 (1.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) C#
2 3 (5.08%) Python
2 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.39%) VBA
4 1 (1.69%) VB6
4 1 (1.69%) Java
4 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.78%) SSCP
2 4 (6.78%) GIAC
2 4 (6.78%) CEH
2 4 (6.78%) CISMP
2 4 (6.78%) MCP
3 3 (5.08%) MCSE
4 2 (3.39%) HNC
4 2 (3.39%) PCI QSA
5 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) CCA
5 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.39%) XenServer
3 2 (3.39%) vSphere
4 1 (1.69%) XenApp
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) WSUS
1 6 (10.17%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Cisco
2 6 (10.17%) VMware
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Symantec
4 4 (6.78%) Sophos
4 4 (6.78%) Blue Coat
5 3 (5.08%) Splunk
5 3 (5.08%) Lumension
5 3 (5.08%) AlgoSec
5 3 (5.08%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.08%) Citrix
6 2 (3.39%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.69%) Cognos
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) Avaya
7 1 (1.69%) Spiceworks
7 1 (1.69%) SonicWALL
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