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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 18 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 8.11% 15.09% 18.68%
As % of the Vendors category 16.44% 32.65% 53.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 18
Median daily rate £151 £188 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.33% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £104 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £346 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £27.60 £18.75 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.20% -47.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £10.63 £27.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.62 £78.50 £38.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
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
73 49 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 49.32% 46.23% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 34
Median daily rate £485 £331 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.41% +31.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £153 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Median hourly rate £27.60 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.83 £11.25 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.62 £70.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 9 (36.00%) MS Office
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) MVC
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) .NET
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) VMware
5 5 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (16.00%) HTML5
6 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) Web Development
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco
6 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) CISM
7 3 (12.00%) Citrix
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (12.00%) MCP
7 3 (12.00%) Ruby

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 (12.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) WebEx
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) NAS
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Redis
2 3 (12.00%) Riak
3 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Security Officer
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Officer
4 3 (12.00%) Trainer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) IT Technician
5 2 (8.00%) IT Trainer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.00%) HTML5
3 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.00%) Node.js
3 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (12.00%) React
3 3 (12.00%) REST
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Ajax
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (4.00%) Classic ASP
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) J2EE
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) e-Learning
3 2 (8.00%) Learning Management System
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) CMDB
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) BDD
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
4 4 (16.00%) Web Development
5 3 (12.00%) ISMS
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Management
6 2 (8.00%) IT Governance
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Security Management
6 2 (8.00%) SOLID
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) CoffeeScript
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CISM
1 3 (12.00%) MCP
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) Avaya
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.00%) Sage
4 1 (4.00%) Toshiba
4 1 (4.00%) Veeam