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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 29 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 20.00% 27.46% 22.16%
As % of the Vendors category 49.15% 73.58% 44.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 20
Average daily rate
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£175 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £113 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.38 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -42.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.72 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -14.25%
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
59 53 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 40.69% 37.32% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 35
Average daily rate £230 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £117 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 14
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% +1.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 0 22 £130 -50.47% 15
Thetford 0 1 £300 -7.69%
Great Yarmouth - 1 - - 3
King's Lynn - 1 £200 -
Diss - - - -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (50.91%) Windows
2 26 (47.27%) Active Directory
3 15 (27.27%) MS Office
4 13 (23.64%) VMware
5 11 (20.00%) C#
5 11 (20.00%) .NET
5 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (16.36%) jQuery
7 9 (16.36%) CSS
7 9 (16.36%) Web Services
7 9 (16.36%) ITIL
7 9 (16.36%) HTML
7 9 (16.36%) .NET Framework
8 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.55%) MVC
8 8 (14.55%) SQL
8 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
8 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
9 7 (12.73%) TDD
10 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (10.91%) Firewall
10 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
10 6 (10.91%) MCP
10 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
11 5 (9.09%) HP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.82%) Lync
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (27.27%) MS Office
2 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 4 (7.27%) DHCP
2 4 (7.27%) DNS
3 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.64%) VLAN
4 2 (3.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) MS Access
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.09%) CruiseControl
2 5 (9.09%) Subversion
2 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) MSI
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Military
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
2 1 (1.82%) Publishing
2 1 (1.82%) Local Government
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Developer
3 8 (14.55%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (12.73%) Service Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) IT Support
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) .NET
1 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (16.36%) jQuery
2 9 (16.36%) CSS
2 9 (16.36%) Web Services
2 9 (16.36%) HTML
2 9 (16.36%) .NET Framework
3 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 5 (9.09%) XHTML
4 5 (9.09%) Ajax
4 5 (9.09%) CSS3
4 5 (9.09%) HTML5
5 3 (5.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.82%) Middleware
7 1 (1.82%) WCF
7 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) NHS
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) CMDB
3 1 (1.82%) Kindle
3 1 (1.82%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Windows
2 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) Linux
4 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) ITIL
2 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.55%) MVC
3 7 (12.73%) TDD
4 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.09%) OOD
5 5 (9.09%) OO
5 5 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (3.64%) Web Development
6 2 (3.64%) Multithreading
6 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.64%) Scrum
6 2 (3.64%) CRM
6 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.64%) Project Management
7 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.82%) ERP
7 1 (1.82%) SOA
7 1 (1.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) C#
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) VBA
3 1 (1.82%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.91%) MCP
3 4 (7.27%) MCITP
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (7.27%) MCSE
4 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 26 (47.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) WSUS
3 1 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.82%) OpenView
3 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) VMware
2 5 (9.09%) HP
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco
3 4 (7.27%) Citrix
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.64%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.82%) Lotus
6 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
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