Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 36 8 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Norfolk 26.47% 11.27% 13.85%
As % of the Vendors category 62.07% 25.81% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 21
10th Percentile " £101 "
25th Percentile £81 £120 £206
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £180 £128 £300
Median % change year-on-year +40.76% -57.37% -2.04%
75th Percentile £363 £165 £488
90th Percentile £388 £174 £525
East of England median daily rate £325 £348 £375
% change year-on-year -6.47% -7.33% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.75 - £14.24
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year - -8.58% -3.88%

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 58 31 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 42.65% 43.66% 50.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 75
10th Percentile £81 £120 £206
25th Percentile £107 £157 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £305 £180 £425
Median % change year-on-year +69.49% -57.66% +36.00%
75th Percentile £361 £352 £550
90th Percentile £388 £404 £644
East of England median daily rate £427 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.75% -4.76% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
10th Percentile £17.14 " £14.24
25th Percentile £18.13 " £23.49
Median hourly rate £18.75 - £52.50
75th Percentile £19.61 " £53.75
90th Percentile £24.64 " "
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £41.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -62.65% +156.17% -1.82%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Norfolk

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Norfolk.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft in Norfolk

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Norfolk over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Norfolk

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Norfolk.

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 27 November 2021. 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 +1 27 £313 +73.61% 22
King's Lynn -1 4 £114 +24.44% 5
Great Yarmouth - 2 £338 - 2
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 18 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 16 (44.44%) Windows
3 13 (36.11%) Public Sector
4 11 (30.56%) Microsoft 365
5 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 9 (25.00%) Azure
7 7 (19.44%) Apple
7 7 (19.44%) CRM
7 7 (19.44%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (16.67%) SAN
8 6 (16.67%) Unix
8 6 (16.67%) Project Management
8 6 (16.67%) VMware
8 6 (16.67%) Time Management
8 6 (16.67%) OneDrive
8 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
9 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (13.89%) Degree
9 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
9 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
9 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
9 5 (13.89%) Power Platform
10 4 (11.11%) PowerApps
10 4 (11.11%) Power Automate
10 4 (11.11%) Project Delivery
10 4 (11.11%) Azure Logic Apps
10 4 (11.11%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (11.11%) Dynamics 365

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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (25.00%) Azure
3 6 (16.67%) OneDrive
4 5 (13.89%) Power Platform
5 4 (11.11%) Azure Logic Apps
5 4 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (11.11%) Power Automate
5 4 (11.11%) PowerApps
6 1 (2.78%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SAN
2 4 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (8.33%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) Extranet
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) Intranet
4 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) WAN
4 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Power BI
General
1 18 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 13 (36.11%) Public Sector
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Marketing
3 4 (11.11%) Organisational Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Server Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Clustering
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Licensing
1 3 (8.33%) NHS
2 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.56%) Social Media
2 2 (5.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Unix
2 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.11%) Solaris
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) CRM
2 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (16.67%) Project Management
2 6 (16.67%) Time Management
3 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Project Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.33%) Change Control
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (8.33%) Email Filtering
5 3 (8.33%) High Availability
5 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.33%) ITSM
5 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.33%) Software Licensing
5 3 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) C#
1 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) DBS Check
3 3 (8.33%) MCITP
3 3 (8.33%) MCSE
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (11.11%) SCCM
3 3 (8.33%) SCOM
4 2 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Apple
2 6 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Dell
3 4 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Meraki
4 2 (5.56%) ZyXEL
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) iManage
5 1 (2.78%) Interwoven