The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 50 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.14% 14.81% 10.22%
As % of the Vendors category 27.93% 36.64% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +15.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £213 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £511 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.38 £11.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £9.65 £9.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
Microsoft
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Vendors Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
179 131 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 43.45% 40.43% 46.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 44 64
Average daily rate £368 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.28% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Nottingham region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 29 (32.95%) Windows
2 23 (26.14%) SQL Server
3 20 (22.73%) Active Directory
4 18 (20.45%) .NET
4 18 (20.45%) MS Office
4 18 (20.45%) MS Excel
5 17 (19.32%) SQL
6 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (17.05%) Windows 7
8 13 (14.77%) MS Exchange
9 11 (12.50%) C#
9 11 (12.50%) Project Management
9 11 (12.50%) Finance
9 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (11.36%) SCCM
10 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (10.23%) Citrix
11 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET
11 9 (10.23%) PRINCE2
11 9 (10.23%) Windows XP
11 9 (10.23%) DNS
11 9 (10.23%) Cisco
12 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 8 (9.09%) Linux
12 8 (9.09%) ITIL
12 8 (9.09%) Firewall
12 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (9.09%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (14.77%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.68%) Lync
4 3 (3.41%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (3.41%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.41%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (3.41%) Moodle
5 2 (2.27%) MTS
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.14%) Apache
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 18 (20.45%) MS Office
1 18 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Project
3 3 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SyteLine
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) DNS
2 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.09%) Firewall
3 5 (5.68%) VLAN
4 4 (4.55%) WAN
4 4 (4.55%) DMZ
5 3 (3.41%) IP Telephony
5 3 (3.41%) Internet
5 3 (3.41%) Wireless
5 3 (3.41%) DHCP
5 3 (3.41%) PBX
5 3 (3.41%) VoIP
5 3 (3.41%) SSL
6 2 (2.27%) FCoE
6 2 (2.27%) ADSL
6 2 (2.27%) Broadband
6 2 (2.27%) SNMP
6 2 (2.27%) SAN
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.14%) OLAP
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.14%) MS Access
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.41%) Selenium
2 3 (3.41%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.27%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.14%) MSTest
4 1 (1.14%) Ranorex
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.14%) Legal
3 1 (1.14%) Advertising
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Front Office
3 1 (1.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (29.55%) Analyst
2 18 (20.45%) Developer
3 7 (7.95%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (6.82%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 4 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 3 (3.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) .NET Developer
6 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Developer
6 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (3.41%) QA Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Documentation Specialist
6 3 (3.41%) IT Support
6 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.45%) .NET
2 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.68%) CSS
4 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.41%) jQuery
5 3 (3.41%) WCF
5 3 (3.41%) HTML
5 3 (3.41%) Web Services
6 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.27%) COM
7 1 (1.14%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.14%) XML
7 1 (1.14%) ADSI
7 1 (1.14%) HTML5
7 1 (1.14%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) NHS
1 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.27%) Clustering
2 2 (2.27%) Replication
3 1 (1.14%) Tandem
3 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.14%) PKI
3 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.14%) EPoS
3 1 (1.14%) Open Source
3 1 (1.14%) iPad
3 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.95%) Windows
2 15 (17.05%) Windows 7
3 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.23%) Windows XP
5 8 (9.09%) Linux
5 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.68%) UNIX
6 5 (5.68%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.55%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.27%) AIX
9 1 (1.14%) SUSE
9 1 (1.14%) Android
9 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.50%) Project Management
3 9 (10.23%) PRINCE2
4 8 (9.09%) ITIL
5 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.82%) Migration
7 5 (5.68%) MVC
7 5 (5.68%) Service Management
7 5 (5.68%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.68%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (4.55%) Usability Testing
8 4 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (3.41%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.41%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.41%) OO
9 3 (3.41%) BDD
9 3 (3.41%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.41%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.32%) SQL
2 11 (12.50%) C#
3 6 (6.82%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.55%) Ruby
5 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.27%) VB
6 2 (2.27%) VB6
7 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.14%) C
7 1 (1.14%) Java
7 1 (1.14%) C++
7 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.09%) Degree
3 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.55%) MCSE
5 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.41%) MCITP
7 2 (2.27%) MCSA
8 1 (1.14%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (1.14%) MCPD
8 1 (1.14%) ISEB
8 1 (1.14%) MCP
8 1 (1.14%) MCT
8 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.41%) XenApp
3 3 (3.41%) XenServer
4 2 (2.27%) vSphere
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) SCCM
2 5 (5.68%) WSUS
3 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.27%) WMI
3 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.14%) SCOM
4 1 (1.14%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.14%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Citrix
1 9 (10.23%) Cisco
2 8 (9.09%) VMware
3 7 (7.95%) Oracle
4 4 (4.55%) Sophos
5 3 (3.41%) Lotus
5 3 (3.41%) HP
6 2 (2.27%) EMC
6 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.14%) Serena
7 1 (1.14%) Telerik
7 1 (1.14%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.14%) Remedy
7 1 (1.14%) McAfee
7 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.14%) Juniper
7 1 (1.14%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.14%) F5
7 1 (1.14%) Percona
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago