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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 22 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 26.51% 11.81% 8.89%
As % of the Vendors category 64.71% 30.91% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 3
Median daily rate £245 £275 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £190 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £363 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.93
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +0.45%
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
34 55 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 40.96% 38.19% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 22
Median daily rate £400 £301 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.11% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £181 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 8
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 December 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 12 (32.43%) Office 365
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) MS Project
2 10 (27.03%) MS Office
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
3 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) WPF
4 7 (18.92%) .NET
4 7 (18.92%) Delphi
4 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
4 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
4 7 (18.92%) Embarcadero
4 7 (18.92%) Borland
4 7 (18.92%) MVC
5 6 (16.22%) ERP
5 6 (16.22%) Logistics
6 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.51%) Advertising
7 4 (10.81%) e-Learning
7 4 (10.81%) Windows
7 4 (10.81%) WebEx
7 4 (10.81%) Learning Management System
8 3 (8.11%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
8 3 (8.11%) ITIL
8 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (5.41%) Cisco
9 2 (5.41%) Migration

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 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Office
1 10 (27.03%) MS Project
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) WebEx
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.51%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Administrator
1 6 (16.22%) Developer
1 6 (16.22%) Project Administrator
2 4 (10.81%) Architect
2 4 (10.81%) IT Trainer
2 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (10.81%) Trainer
3 3 (8.11%) Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Project Officer
3 3 (8.11%) Project Support Officer
3 3 (8.11%) Support Officer
4 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) IT Support
4 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Supply Chain Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) .NET
1 7 (18.92%) WPF
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) e-Learning
1 4 (10.81%) Learning Management System
2 2 (5.41%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (18.92%) MVC
3 6 (16.22%) ERP
3 6 (16.22%) Logistics
4 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Data Entry
7 1 (2.70%) Data Transformation
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.70%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (2.70%) Master Data Management
7 1 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) Delphi
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.70%) CISM
2 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Casper Suite
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Borland
1 7 (18.92%) Embarcadero
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.70%) LANDesk
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) VMware