The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norwich 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Norfolk / Norwich
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 9 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 13 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich 9.09% 11.21% 27.07%
As % of the Vendors category 25.93% 20.97% 61.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 23
Median daily rate £310 £381 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.68% +182.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £252 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £453 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 13
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Norwich.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Norwich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 27 62 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich 35.06% 53.45% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 38
Median daily rate £375 £378 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.66% -11.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 18
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Norwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norwich citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Norwich

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Norwich

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Norwich over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Norwich

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Norwich

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Norwich region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 8 (30.77%) MS Project
3 8 (30.77%) Delphi
3 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
3 8 (30.77%) Embarcadero
3 8 (30.77%) Borland
3 8 (30.77%) MVC
3 8 (30.77%) WPF
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (30.77%) Office 365
4 7 (26.92%) Logistics
5 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 4 (15.38%) Validation
7 4 (15.38%) QlikView
7 4 (15.38%) Scorecard
7 4 (15.38%) Data Validation
7 4 (15.38%) User Experience
8 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.54%) MS Office
8 3 (11.54%) ETL
9 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse

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Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Project
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) QlikView
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Advertising
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Project Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Officer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (7.69%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Supply Chain Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Support Officer
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Dashboard Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Office 365 Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) QlikView Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) QlikView Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) WPF
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) FMCG
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) MVC
2 7 (26.92%) Logistics
3 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) Data Validation
5 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 4 (15.38%) Scorecard
5 4 (15.38%) Validation
6 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (11.54%) ETL
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.69%) Data Transformation
7 2 (7.69%) ERP
7 2 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Delphi
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 2 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Borland
1 8 (30.77%) Embarcadero
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
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