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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 12 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 8.59% 10.31% 22.58%
As % of the Vendors category 23.91% 30.30% 59.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 14
Median daily rate £390 £105 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+271.42% -32.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £94 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £505 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.06 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.40% +3.44%
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
46 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 35.94% 34.02% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 30
Median daily rate £395 £338 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% +27.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £104 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016, 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 11 (47.83%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) MVC
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) HTML
5 5 (21.74%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) HTML5
6 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Web Development
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
7 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
7 3 (13.04%) Ruby
7 3 (13.04%) Pair Programming
7 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) CSS
7 3 (13.04%) MS Office
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) MCP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) Apache Solr
1 3 (13.04%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) NAS
1 1 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Redis
2 3 (13.04%) Riak
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) .NET Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
4 7 (30.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) Business Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
6 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) HTML5
4 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) CSS3
5 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (13.04%) React
5 3 (13.04%) REST
6 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 1 (4.35%) Ajax
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.35%) RESTful
7 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) BDD
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Pair Programming
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) SOLID
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (4.35%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) CoffeeScript
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) MCP
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Apple
2 1 (4.35%) Avaya
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Sage
2 1 (4.35%) Toshiba
2 1 (4.35%) Veeam