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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 19 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich 4.62% 7.59% 9.89%
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% 21.82% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Norwich median daily rate £344 £395 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.97% +276.19%  
10th Percentile £306 £255 £96
90th Percentile £449 £456 £362
Norfolk median daily rate £363 £363 £298
% change year-on-year - +21.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Norwich median hourly rate - £27.60 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.66%  
Norfolk median hourly rate - £27.60 £62.50
% change year-on-year - -55.84%  

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 66 55 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich 50.77% 34.81% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 32
Norwich median daily rate £450 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -7.28%  
10th Percentile £159 £185 £151
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
Norfolk median daily rate £425 £325 £180
% change year-on-year +30.76% +80.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 8
Norwich median hourly rate - £27.60 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.54%  
Norfolk median hourly rate - £27.60 £36.50
% change year-on-year - -24.38%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Validation
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (33.33%) QlikView
1 4 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
1 4 (33.33%) Scorecard
2 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) CA
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation

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 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) QlikView
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) QlikView Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QlikView Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Advisor
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 4 (33.33%) Scorecard
1 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (8.33%) CCSP
1 1 (8.33%) CISA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) CISM
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) CyberArk
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Imperva