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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 48 51 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.40% 15.45% 12.32%
As % of the Vendors category 27.12% 32.08% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £213 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £300 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Average hourly rate £12.08 £13.50 £11.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £10.40 £8.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £16.18 £15.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.55 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -17.87%
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
177 159 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 42.04% 48.18% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 65 45
Average daily rate £375 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.45 £10.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.84 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, 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 41 (43.16%) Windows
2 34 (35.79%) Active Directory
3 33 (34.74%) MS Excel
4 30 (31.58%) MS Office
5 16 (16.84%) SQL
6 14 (14.74%) .NET
6 14 (14.74%) Linux
6 14 (14.74%) Windows 7
7 12 (12.63%) C#
7 12 (12.63%) UNIX
8 11 (11.58%) ITIL
8 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
8 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
9 10 (10.53%) VMware
9 10 (10.53%) MS Exchange
9 10 (10.53%) Cisco
9 10 (10.53%) Internet
9 10 (10.53%) Project Management
10 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
10 9 (9.47%) Oracle
10 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
10 9 (9.47%) MS Project
10 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
11 8 (8.42%) Windows XP
11 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
11 8 (8.42%) HP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 10 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.32%) Lync
5 5 (5.26%) IIS
6 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.11%) MTS
7 1 (1.05%) Apache
7 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.05%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.05%) Kentico
Applications
1 33 (34.74%) MS Excel
2 30 (31.58%) MS Office
3 9 (9.47%) MS Project
4 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) Internet
2 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.26%) DNS
3 4 (4.21%) Firewall
3 4 (4.21%) ADSL
3 4 (4.21%) Broadband
3 4 (4.21%) DHCP
4 2 (2.11%) FCoE
4 2 (2.11%) SAN
4 2 (2.11%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.11%) SNMP
4 2 (2.11%) LDAP
5 1 (1.05%) Wireless
5 1 (1.05%) DSL
5 1 (1.05%) VRRP
5 1 (1.05%) OSPF
5 1 (1.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.05%) MySQL
5 1 (1.05%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.05%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (1.05%) Big Data
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.16%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.05%) Introscope
3 1 (1.05%) JMeter
3 1 (1.05%) MSTest
General
1 6 (6.32%) Finance
1 6 (6.32%) Advertising
2 3 (3.16%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Electronics
4 1 (1.05%) Front Office
4 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Local Government
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (28.42%) Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Developer
3 8 (8.42%) .NET Developer
4 7 (7.37%) Service Analyst
4 7 (7.37%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.32%) Architect
6 5 (5.26%) Administrator
6 5 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Configuration Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.21%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.16%) IT Support
9 2 (2.11%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.74%) .NET
2 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.26%) Web Services
4 4 (4.21%) WCF
5 3 (3.16%) XML
5 3 (3.16%) HTML
5 3 (3.16%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (2.11%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (2.11%) jQuery
6 2 (2.11%) COM
6 2 (2.11%) CSS
6 2 (2.11%) ADSI
7 1 (1.05%) JMS
7 1 (1.05%) SOAP
7 1 (1.05%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.05%) WinForms
7 1 (1.05%) JSON
7 1 (1.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.11%) Statistics
2 2 (2.11%) PKI
2 2 (2.11%) Clustering
2 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.11%) NHS
3 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.05%) EPoS
3 1 (1.05%) DTV
3 1 (1.05%) Handset
3 1 (1.05%) RIA
3 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (43.16%) Windows
2 14 (14.74%) Linux
2 14 (14.74%) Windows 7
3 12 (12.63%) UNIX
4 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.42%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.21%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.21%) AIX
9 3 (3.16%) Solaris
9 3 (3.16%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.58%) ITIL
2 10 (10.53%) Project Management
3 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
5 7 (7.37%) Service Management
6 5 (5.26%) MVC
6 5 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.26%) Critical Path Analysis
6 5 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (4.21%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.21%) OO
8 3 (3.16%) CRM
8 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.16%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.16%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.11%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (2.11%) DevOps
9 2 (2.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.84%) SQL
2 12 (12.63%) C#
3 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.16%) VB
4 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.11%) VB6
5 2 (2.11%) XAML
5 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.11%) Java
5 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.05%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.37%) Degree
4 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.11%) MCITP
5 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.11%) MCP
5 2 (2.11%) MCSE
5 2 (2.11%) MCSA
6 1 (1.05%) MCT
6 1 (1.05%) HNC
6 1 (1.05%) HND
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.05%) ISEB
6 1 (1.05%) MCTS
6 1 (1.05%) MCDST
6 1 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.05%) APMP
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) GCP
3 1 (1.05%) P3O
System Software
1 34 (35.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.37%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.21%) vSphere
4 4 (4.21%) XenServer
5 1 (1.05%) XenApp
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) SCCM
1 5 (5.26%) SCOM
2 4 (4.21%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.11%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.11%) WMI
4 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.05%) WSUS
4 1 (1.05%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.05%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (10.53%) VMware
1 10 (10.53%) Cisco
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle
3 8 (8.42%) HP
3 8 (8.42%) Citrix
4 6 (6.32%) Serena
5 4 (4.21%) EMC
6 3 (3.16%) SAP
6 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.16%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.11%) Remedy
7 2 (2.11%) NetApp
7 2 (2.11%) Dell
7 2 (2.11%) Cognos
8 1 (1.05%) CA
8 1 (1.05%) McAfee
8 1 (1.05%) Symantec
8 1 (1.05%) Teradata
8 1 (1.05%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.05%) Sitecore
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