Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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
Norfolk > Norwich
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -23 +3 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich 3.61% 16.52% 15.98%
As % of the Vendors category 9.33% 32.76% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 24
Norwich median daily rate £151 £190 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.53% -36.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £123 £122 £172
90th Percentile £413 £478 £640
Norfolk median daily rate £313 £188 £275
% change year-on-year +66.67% -31.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Norwich median hourly rate - £27.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +84.00% -34.43%
Norfolk median hourly rate £8.00 £27.60 £18.75
% change year-on-year -71.01% +47.20% -21.88%

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 Norwich.

All Vendors
Norwich
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 75 116 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich 38.66% 50.43% 47.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 66 70
Norwich median daily rate £333 £444 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.07% +47.79% +9.18%
10th Percentile £131 £159 £167
90th Percentile £606 £510 £500
Norfolk median daily rate £338 £364 £300
% change year-on-year -7.22% +21.25% +7.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 17
Norwich median hourly rate - £27.60 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.43% -12.50%
Norfolk median hourly rate £10.18 £17.17 £21.75
% change year-on-year -40.72% -21.08% -9.38%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Norwich

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Norwich

Microsoft
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

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Norwich over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Norwich

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Norwich

For the 6 months to 19 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 Norwich region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) PKI
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) CCSP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP

Microsoft
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Advisor
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Governance
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (14.29%) CCSP
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CRISC
2 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nexpose
1 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) CA
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) CyberArk
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Imperva
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds