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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 15 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 10.07% 29.75% 27.97%
As % of the Vendors category 23.44% 59.02% 82.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 12
Average daily rate £313 £155 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.61% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £118 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £633 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 15
Average hourly rate £13.35 £20.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.25% +63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £11.81 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.47 £25.00 £25.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
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
64 61 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 42.95% 50.41% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 14
Average daily rate £384 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £135 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 19
Average hourly rate £22.25 £23.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% +80.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £24.13 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 13 (36.11%) Windows
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 9 (25.00%) SQL
5 8 (22.22%) C#
5 8 (22.22%) .NET
6 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
6 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (16.67%) Migration
7 6 (16.67%) MVC
7 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (16.67%) Office 365
8 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
8 5 (13.89%) Firewall
8 5 (13.89%) Web Services
8 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
8 5 (13.89%) jQuery
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (13.89%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.11%) TDD
9 4 (11.11%) CSS
9 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.11%) DNS
9 4 (11.11%) Citrix
10 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) assyst
1 1 (2.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MSI
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Call Centre Manager
6 2 (5.56%) IT Technician
6 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
3 5 (13.89%) jQuery
3 5 (13.89%) Web Services
4 4 (11.11%) CSS
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 3 (8.33%) RESTful
5 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.56%) CSS3
6 2 (5.56%) HTML
7 1 (2.78%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (2.78%) REST
7 1 (2.78%) SOAP
7 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) AIX
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (16.67%) Migration
2 6 (16.67%) MVC
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.56%) Application Discovery
6 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.56%) Critical Success Factor
6 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.56%) Software Licensing
6 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.78%) Scrum
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.78%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) MCDST
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) CISA
3 1 (2.78%) CISM
3 1 (2.78%) CRISC
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) AppDNA
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Citrix
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Lotus
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Civica
4 1 (2.78%) Cognos
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Remedy
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
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