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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 44 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 10.43% 13.06% 13.29%
As % of the Vendors category 26.51% 34.17% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £166 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £528 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.00 £11.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +9.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £9.75 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £12.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
166 120 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 39.34% 38.22% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 46 49
Average daily rate £371 £380 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £120 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 27
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
1 20 (25.32%) Windows
2 16 (20.25%) .NET
3 15 (18.99%) SQL
3 15 (18.99%) Active Directory
3 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.72%) Windows 7
4 14 (17.72%) Finance
5 13 (16.46%) MS Office
6 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
6 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
7 10 (12.66%) Citrix
7 10 (12.66%) C#
7 10 (12.66%) SCCM
7 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (11.39%) Project Management
8 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (10.13%) VMware
9 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET
9 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2
9 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (10.13%) DNS
9 8 (10.13%) Windows XP
9 8 (10.13%) Degree
10 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.86%) ITIL
11 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
11 6 (7.59%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.06%) Lync
3 4 (5.06%) IIS
4 3 (3.80%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.80%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (3.80%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (3.80%) Moodle
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) MS Office
2 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.80%) MS Project
3 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.53%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.27%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) DNS
2 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.33%) Firewall
4 4 (5.06%) VLAN
4 4 (5.06%) WAN
4 4 (5.06%) SAN
4 4 (5.06%) DMZ
5 3 (3.80%) Wireless
5 3 (3.80%) Internet
5 3 (3.80%) PBX
5 3 (3.80%) VoIP
5 3 (3.80%) SSL
5 3 (3.80%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.53%) DHCP
7 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.27%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.27%) LDAP
7 1 (1.27%) ADSL
7 1 (1.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) OLAP
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.27%) MS Access
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.27%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.80%) Selenium
2 3 (3.80%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.53%) GitLab
4 1 (1.27%) MSTest
4 1 (1.27%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Retail
2 2 (2.53%) Back Office
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Analyst
2 15 (18.99%) Developer
3 7 (8.86%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (6.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Architect
6 3 (3.80%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) QA Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Documentation Specialist
6 3 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) .NET
2 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.06%) CSS
5 3 (3.80%) Web Services
5 3 (3.80%) WCF
5 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.53%) jQuery
6 2 (2.53%) HTML
7 1 (1.27%) XML
7 1 (1.27%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.27%) ADSI
7 1 (1.27%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Replication
1 3 (3.80%) NHS
2 2 (2.53%) User Experience
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.53%) Clustering
2 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.27%) PKI
3 1 (1.27%) Tandem
3 1 (1.27%) Open Source
3 1 (1.27%) iPad
3 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) Windows 7
3 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.13%) Windows XP
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.80%) UNIX
7 3 (3.80%) Linux
8 1 (1.27%) SUSE
8 1 (1.27%) AIX
8 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (11.39%) Project Management
3 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2
4 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.86%) ITIL
5 6 (7.59%) Migration
6 5 (6.33%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.33%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (5.06%) Usability Testing
7 4 (5.06%) MVC
8 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.80%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.80%) BDD
8 3 (3.80%) Line Management
9 2 (2.53%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (2.53%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.53%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.99%) SQL
2 10 (12.66%) C#
3 4 (5.06%) Ruby
3 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.27%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) C++
5 1 (1.27%) C
5 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) MCSE
4 3 (3.80%) MCITP
4 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.53%) MCSA
6 1 (1.27%) MCP
6 1 (1.27%) ISEB
6 1 (1.27%) MCT
6 1 (1.27%) MCPD
6 1 (1.27%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.99%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.80%) XenServer
4 2 (2.53%) XenApp
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) SCCM
2 4 (5.06%) WSUS
3 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.27%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.27%) SCOM
4 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Citrix
2 8 (10.13%) VMware
3 6 (7.59%) Cisco
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) Sophos
5 3 (3.80%) Lotus
6 1 (1.27%) McAfee
6 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.27%) Juniper
6 1 (1.27%) EMC
6 1 (1.27%) Serena
6 1 (1.27%) Telerik
6 1 (1.27%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.27%) F5
6 1 (1.27%) Percona
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