Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 33 51 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 9.19% 14.45% 18.93%
As % of the Vendors category 26.40% 31.88% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 62
Norfolk median daily rate £275 £188 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -31.82% -
10th Percentile £188 £133 £168
90th Percentile £515 £478 £385
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Norfolk median hourly rate £8.00 £27.60 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.01% +47.20% -18.03%
10th Percentile £7.95 £22.18 £11.34
90th Percentile £8.05 £27.62 £132.63
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00% -0.96%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Norfolk.

All Vendors
Norfolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 125 160 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 34.82% 45.33% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 97 125
Norfolk median daily rate £350 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +20.83% +4.35%
10th Percentile £154 £158 £166
90th Percentile £575 £510 £445
East of England median daily rate £408 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 19
Norfolk median hourly rate £10.18 £17.17 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.72% -23.71% -5.26%
10th Percentile £8.39 £11.69 £12.50
90th Percentile £11.92 £27.61 £117.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.47 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -0.21% -19.51% -1.20%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Norfolk

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Norfolk

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Norfolk over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Norfolk

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Norfolk

Microsoft
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 within the Norfolk region over the 6 months to 22 November 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 -26 6 £151 -20.53% 10
King's Lynn +3 5 £275 +59.42%
Diss - 4 £325 -
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (36.36%) Windows
4 11 (33.33%) ITIL
5 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
5 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
6 8 (24.24%) Information Management
6 8 (24.24%) Citrix
7 7 (21.21%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (21.21%) Service Management
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity
9 5 (15.15%) Migration
9 5 (15.15%) Firewall
9 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
10 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (12.12%) PaaS
10 4 (12.12%) TDD
10 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
10 4 (12.12%) User Experience
10 4 (12.12%) Entity Framework
10 4 (12.12%) Office 365
10 4 (12.12%) Sass
10 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
10 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (12.12%) MVC
10 4 (12.12%) VMware
10 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET

Microsoft
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) PaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) Skype
3 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) NAS
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.03%) MorphX
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) DBA
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) SQL DBA
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Azure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Security Advisor
6 2 (6.06%) Server Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
1 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
1 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
1 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (12.12%) Entity Framework
1 4 (12.12%) Sass
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Information Management
3 7 (21.21%) Service Management
4 6 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
6 4 (12.12%) MVC
6 4 (12.12%) Prototyping
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
6 4 (12.12%) Wireframes
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (6.06%) CCSP
2 2 (6.06%) CISA
2 2 (6.06%) CISM
2 2 (6.06%) CISSP
2 2 (6.06%) CRISC
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Nexpose
2 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Citrix
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) CA
3 2 (6.06%) CyberArk
3 2 (6.06%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) Imperva
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds