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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 17 30 13
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 29 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 8.03% 5.22% 8.67%
As % of the Vendors category 17.37% 13.02% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 18
Median daily rate £345 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £538 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £11.49 £12.30 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.15 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £14.00 £16.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
167 192 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 46.26% 40.08% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 85 71
Median daily rate £400 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 10
Median hourly rate £11.49 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.70 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £18.00 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 February 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 28 (45.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (31.15%) SQL
3 18 (29.51%) Windows
4 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
5 14 (22.95%) ITIL
5 14 (22.95%) .NET
5 14 (22.95%) C#
6 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
6 13 (21.31%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (18.03%) MS Office
7 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (16.39%) SCCM
8 10 (16.39%) VMware
8 10 (16.39%) Automated Testing
9 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
9 9 (14.75%) Web Services
9 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
10 8 (13.11%) NetApp
10 8 (13.11%) WCF
11 7 (11.48%) Degree
11 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (11.48%) MSTest
11 7 (11.48%) Entity Framework
11 7 (11.48%) Advertising
11 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
12 6 (9.84%) HNC
12 6 (9.84%) HND
12 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
12 6 (9.84%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.28%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Office
2 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.20%) MS Project
4 4 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Office 365
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) IaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) ADSL
1 2 (3.28%) Broadband
1 2 (3.28%) PBX
1 2 (3.28%) Skype
1 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) VLAN
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.28%) Power BI
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.64%) Informix
6 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.64%) MS Access
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MSTest
1 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.64%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (11.48%) Advertising
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Service Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) IT Support
7 3 (4.92%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) .NET
2 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
2 9 (14.75%) Web Services
3 8 (13.11%) WCF
4 7 (11.48%) Entity Framework
5 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.92%) jQuery
6 3 (4.92%) XML
7 2 (3.28%) CSS
7 2 (3.28%) OOCSS
8 1 (1.64%) Ajax
8 1 (1.64%) JSON
8 1 (1.64%) JSTL
8 1 (1.64%) MDX
8 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.64%) RESTful
8 1 (1.64%) SOAP
8 1 (1.64%) WinForms
8 1 (1.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) PMI
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.92%) Unix
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.64%) AIX
6 1 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (1.64%) Gentoo
6 1 (1.64%) HPUX
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL
2 13 (21.31%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (16.39%) Automated Testing
4 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.56%) Project Management
7 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.92%) CRM
7 3 (4.92%) ETL
7 3 (4.92%) ITIL V2
7 3 (4.92%) Migration
7 3 (4.92%) Scrum
7 3 (4.92%) Service Management
7 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.28%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.28%) Product Management
8 2 (3.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) SQL
2 14 (22.95%) C#
3 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.20%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.28%) VBA
7 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) Korn
7 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.64%) VB
7 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) HNC
2 6 (9.84%) HND
3 3 (4.92%) MCP
4 2 (3.28%) ISEB
4 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.64%) CISSP
5 1 (1.64%) MCITP
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.64%) ISO27002
System Software
1 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) VMware
2 8 (13.11%) NetApp
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.64%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.64%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.64%) QNX
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat