The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Norwich region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 35 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 18.42% 2.78% 12.73%
As % of the Vendors category 53.85% 8.82% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 16
Average daily rate
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£255 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.40% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 £25.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.21% +37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £25.50 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £25.50 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
65 34 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 34.21% 31.48% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 39
Average daily rate £255 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £253 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £394 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £18.70 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £19.00 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Microsoft
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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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 24 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
4 14 (25.93%) C#
4 14 (25.93%) .NET
5 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
6 12 (22.22%) HTML
6 12 (22.22%) SQL
6 12 (22.22%) Web Services
7 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
8 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (16.67%) TDD
9 9 (16.67%) Firewall
9 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 9 (16.67%) MS Office
9 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio
9 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
9 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (14.81%) jQuery
10 8 (14.81%) SCCM
10 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (14.81%) OOP
10 8 (14.81%) OO
10 8 (14.81%) MVC
11 7 (12.96%) Windows XP
11 7 (12.96%) CSS
11 7 (12.96%) Project Management
11 7 (12.96%) PowerShell

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) WordPress
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.67%) MS Office
3 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (7.41%) Network Security
2 4 (7.41%) NetScaler
2 4 (7.41%) LAN
2 4 (7.41%) WAN
2 4 (7.41%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.56%) HTTP
4 2 (3.70%) DHCP
4 2 (3.70%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) Broadband
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.56%) MySQL
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) Selenium
2 5 (9.26%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.70%) MSI
4 1 (1.85%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (7.41%) Publishing
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.41%) Network Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Security Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
3 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (7.41%) Web Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Architect
5 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Service Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) .NET
2 12 (22.22%) HTML
2 12 (22.22%) Web Services
3 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
4 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 8 (14.81%) jQuery
5 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (12.96%) CSS
6 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (9.26%) Ajax
7 5 (9.26%) XHTML
7 5 (9.26%) HTML5
8 4 (7.41%) WCF
9 3 (5.56%) LINQ
9 3 (5.56%) REST
9 3 (5.56%) CSS3
10 2 (3.70%) Application Packaging
11 1 (1.85%) Middleware
11 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) Clustering
2 1 (1.85%) Informatics
2 1 (1.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.96%) Windows XP
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) TDD
3 8 (14.81%) MVC
3 8 (14.81%) OOP
3 8 (14.81%) OO
4 7 (12.96%) Project Management
4 7 (12.96%) BDD
5 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.26%) ITIL
6 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.41%) Network Design
7 4 (7.41%) Security Architecture
7 4 (7.41%) Migration
7 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (5.56%) Software Architecture
8 3 (5.56%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) C#
2 12 (22.22%) SQL
3 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.56%) PHP
5 3 (5.56%) VBScript
6 2 (3.70%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) MCTS
2 3 (5.56%) MCITP
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCPD
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) XenApp
3 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.85%) OpenView
2 1 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Citrix
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
3 3 (5.56%) Tableau
4 2 (3.70%) Becrypt
4 2 (3.70%) Lotus
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Sophos
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) AppSense
5 1 (1.85%) Altiris
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