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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Norfolk / Norwich
Rank 2 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 13 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 24.53% 12.16% 15.53%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 28.57% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 4
Median daily rate £438 £300 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -15.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £216 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £414 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%

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
26 63 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 49.06% 42.57% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 16
Median daily rate £429 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £190 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 13
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Norwich region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Norwich region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 12 (35.29%) Office 365
2 10 (29.41%) MS Project
3 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 9 (26.47%) .NET
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (23.53%) WPF
4 8 (23.53%) Delphi
4 8 (23.53%) MS Office
4 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
4 8 (23.53%) Embarcadero
4 8 (23.53%) Borland
4 8 (23.53%) MVC
5 7 (20.59%) Logistics
6 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.76%) Windows
8 4 (11.76%) ERP
8 4 (11.76%) Advertising
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
10 2 (5.88%) WebEx
10 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.88%) FMCG
10 2 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (5.88%) Learning Management System
10 2 (5.88%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich 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:

Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Project
2 8 (23.53%) MS Office
3 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) WebEx
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Administrator
1 6 (17.65%) Developer
1 6 (17.65%) Project Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Project Officer
4 3 (8.82%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Officer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support
5 2 (5.88%) IT Trainer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Supply Chain Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Trainer
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) WPF
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) e-Learning
1 2 (5.88%) FMCG
1 2 (5.88%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.94%) CMDB
2 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Statistics
2 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) MVC
1 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (20.59%) Logistics
3 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.76%) ERP
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Data Transformation
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.94%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (2.94%) Line Management
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Delphi
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Casper Suite
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Borland
1 8 (23.53%) Embarcadero
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco
2 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
2 1 (2.94%) SAP