Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certification
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 38 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14 +15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 2.47% 3.20% 7.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.25% 15.73% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 26
Norfolk median daily rate £200 £190 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -37.70% +74.29%
10th Percentile £119 £101 £225
90th Percentile £291 £388 £368
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £338
% change year-on-year +16.67% -11.11% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Norfolk median hourly rate - - £19.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% - -44.22%

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk.

Academic & Professional Certification
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 80 89 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 21.98% 20.37% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 66 59
Norfolk median daily rate £425 £343 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.09% +10.48% +13.24%
10th Percentile £225 £152 £158
90th Percentile £621 £498 £413
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £379
% change year-on-year +6.67% -0.97% +0.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 11
Norfolk median hourly rate £15.00 £21.17 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.13% -5.93% -18.18%
East of England median hourly rate £23.00 £27.60 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +28.37% -23.64%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Norfolk.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Norfolk

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Norfolk.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Norfolk

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Norfolk over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in Norfolk

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Norfolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Norfolk

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Norfolk region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -2 2 - -
King's Lynn - 1 £275 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) MCP
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Local Government
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) OneDrive
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) MCITP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Clustering

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) MorphX
General
1 3 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Senior DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Information Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft