Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 13 4
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 53 33 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 19.20% 8.94% 15.66%
As % of the Vendors category 46.49% 24.26% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 34
Norfolk median daily rate £270 £313 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.60% +73.61% -34.55%
10th Percentile £112 £192 £131
90th Percentile £451 £515 £456
East of England median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Norfolk median hourly rate £12.39 £8.00 £27.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.88% -71.01% +22.67%
10th Percentile £10.84 £7.95 £22.18
90th Percentile £33.88 £8.05 £27.62
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.67 £16.50
% change year-on-year +12.47% -11.09% +6.45%

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 114 136 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 41.30% 36.86% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 66 102
Norfolk median daily rate £330 £325 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -7.80% +17.50%
10th Percentile £129 £151 £150
90th Percentile £531 £575 £509
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 6
Norfolk median hourly rate £13.00 £10.18 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.76% -40.72% -23.71%
10th Percentile £10.50 £8.39 £11.69
90th Percentile £19.38 £11.92 £27.61
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% - -19.51%

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 14 November 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Norfolk over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 14 November 2018. 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 +23 25 £135 -10.60% 20
King's Lynn 0 5 £315 +14.55%
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Norfolk region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 26 (49.06%) Windows
2 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
3 15 (28.30%) Windows Server
4 14 (26.42%) ITIL
5 13 (24.53%) Office 365
6 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (20.75%) VMware
7 10 (18.87%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (18.87%) CRM
7 10 (18.87%) ITIL V3
7 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (18.87%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (15.09%) Service Management
8 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
8 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
8 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
8 8 (15.09%) SaaS
9 7 (13.21%) Windows 10
9 7 (13.21%) .NET
10 6 (11.32%) Cisco
10 6 (11.32%) SAN
10 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
10 6 (11.32%) SQL
10 6 (11.32%) C#
10 6 (11.32%) MVC
10 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (11.32%) IaaS
10 6 (11.32%) PaaS
10 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC

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 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.89%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) Office 365
2 10 (18.87%) Dynamics 365
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (15.09%) SaaS
4 6 (11.32%) IaaS
4 6 (11.32%) PaaS
5 1 (1.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) SAN
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (7.55%) Firewall
2 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.55%) Wireless
3 3 (5.66%) DHCP
3 3 (5.66%) DNS
3 3 (5.66%) Skype
4 1 (1.89%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.89%) FTP
4 1 (1.89%) Intranet
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) NFC
4 1 (1.89%) Telnet
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
1 4 (7.55%) Games
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) Desktop Support
3 8 (15.09%) Support Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Support
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.55%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.55%) HTML Developer
7 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Developer
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
2 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (7.55%) CSS
3 4 (7.55%) HTML
3 4 (7.55%) jQuery
3 4 (7.55%) React
4 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.89%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) AS400
4 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.89%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 26 (49.06%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Windows Server
3 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
4 7 (13.21%) Windows 10
5 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.89%) Android
8 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) CRM
2 10 (18.87%) ITIL V3
3 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.09%) Service Management
4 6 (11.32%) MVC
5 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.43%) Information Management
6 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.55%) Scrum
6 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
8 2 (3.77%) API Development
8 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.77%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL V2
8 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) C#
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) TypeScript
3 2 (3.77%) C
4 1 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) EMC Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) PMO
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) VMware
2 6 (11.32%) Cisco
3 3 (5.66%) Citrix
4 2 (3.77%) Apple
5 1 (1.89%) Dell
5 1 (1.89%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (1.89%) EMC
5 1 (1.89%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) IFS
5 1 (1.89%) NetApp
5 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec