The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 13 36 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 12.62% 21.82% 6.30%
As % of the Vendors category 30.23% 56.25% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 3
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£107 £160 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% -44.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £85 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £350 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £35.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.11% +40.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £21.80 £25.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.50 £38.80 £25.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Microsoft
Norfolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Norwich region.

Vendors Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
43 64 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 41.75% 38.79% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 17
Average daily rate £325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £126 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £324 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £26.50 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £36.05 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Norwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Norwich region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Norwich region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 21 (42.86%) Windows
3 17 (34.69%) MS Office
4 15 (30.61%) ITIL
5 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
5 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
6 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (16.33%) Cisco
6 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (14.29%) Firewall
8 5 (10.20%) Information Security
8 5 (10.20%) Citrix
8 5 (10.20%) MCSE
8 5 (10.20%) Oracle
8 5 (10.20%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (10.20%) WSUS
8 5 (10.20%) SCCM
9 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
9 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (8.16%) SIEM
9 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
9 4 (8.16%) Security Patching
9 4 (8.16%) SQL
9 4 (8.16%) SLA
9 4 (8.16%) SSCP
9 4 (8.16%) Symantec
9 4 (8.16%) Sophos
9 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
9 4 (8.16%) ProxySG

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.08%) Lync
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Office
2 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) assyst
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.08%) SAN
3 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.08%) VLAN
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) LAN
4 1 (2.04%) PBX
4 1 (2.04%) VoIP
4 1 (2.04%) WAN
4 1 (2.04%) DHCP
4 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) IPv4
4 1 (2.04%) FCoE
4 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) EDMS
3 2 (4.08%) MS Access
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Law
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (20.41%) Service Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) IT Support
5 5 (10.20%) Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.08%) Database Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) DBA
8 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Data Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (4.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) NHS
1 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.08%) Replication
2 1 (2.04%) Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) CCTV
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) ITIL
2 5 (10.20%) Information Security
3 4 (8.16%) Security Patching
3 4 (8.16%) SIEM
4 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Data Management
5 1 (2.04%) Time Management
5 1 (2.04%) QMS
5 1 (2.04%) Data Architecture
5 1 (2.04%) Data Security
5 1 (2.04%) Workflow
5 1 (2.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Python
2 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) VBA
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.20%) MCSE
3 4 (8.16%) SSCP
3 4 (8.16%) GIAC
3 4 (8.16%) CEH
3 4 (8.16%) CISMP
4 3 (6.12%) Degree
5 2 (4.08%) PCI QSA
5 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) MCP
6 1 (2.04%) HNC
6 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCSA
6 1 (2.04%) CCA
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCDST
6 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
1 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.08%) XenApp
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.04%) XenServer
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) WSUS
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Cisco
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Citrix
3 4 (8.16%) Symantec
3 4 (8.16%) Sophos
3 4 (8.16%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
4 3 (6.12%) Splunk
4 3 (6.12%) Lumension
4 3 (6.12%) AlgoSec
4 3 (6.12%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.04%) Spiceworks
5 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.04%) Veeam
5 1 (2.04%) Remedy
5 1 (2.04%) Avaya
5 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.04%) Cognos
5 1 (2.04%) HP
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