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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 18 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 36 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 9.23% 8.11% 12.05%
As % of the Vendors category 23.68% 18.03% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 26
Median daily rate £330 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £197 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £500 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Median hourly rate £12.28 £11.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.46% -9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £10.58 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £13.20 £16.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +2.16%
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
152 183 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 38.97% 44.96% 42.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 108 87
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £480 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £17.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016, 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 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
2 22 (32.84%) SQL
3 21 (31.34%) Windows
4 19 (28.36%) Active Directory
5 17 (25.37%) ITIL
6 16 (23.88%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (22.39%) .NET
8 14 (20.90%) C#
8 14 (20.90%) VMware
9 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
10 11 (16.42%) Web Services
10 11 (16.42%) SCCM
10 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (14.93%) MS Office
11 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
12 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
13 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing
13 8 (11.94%) Degree
13 8 (11.94%) Office 365
13 8 (11.94%) NetApp
13 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
13 8 (11.94%) Advertising
14 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
14 7 (10.45%) Entity Framework
14 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (10.45%) MSTest
14 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
14 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework

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 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) CMS
2 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) JBoss
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.93%) MS Office
3 6 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.48%) MS Project
4 3 (4.48%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Office 365
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) IaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) ADSL
1 2 (2.99%) Broadband
1 2 (2.99%) DHCP
1 2 (2.99%) Skype
2 1 (1.49%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) SAN
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) VLAN
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.49%) Informix
6 1 (1.49%) MS Access
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.49%) Power BI
6 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.45%) MSTest
3 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.99%) Bower
4 2 (2.99%) gulp
General
1 8 (11.94%) Advertising
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Local Government
3 2 (2.99%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Analyst
3 9 (13.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Architect
7 3 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.48%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) .NET
2 11 (16.42%) Web Services
3 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework
3 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.45%) Entity Framework
3 7 (10.45%) WCF
4 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.99%) jQuery
4 2 (2.99%) Middleware
4 2 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.99%) RequireJS
4 2 (2.99%) REST
4 2 (2.99%) RESTful
4 2 (2.99%) SOAP
5 1 (1.49%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.99%) DataPower
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.49%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.49%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.49%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.46%) Unix
5 3 (4.48%) Linux
6 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.49%) AIX
7 1 (1.49%) Gentoo
7 1 (1.49%) HPUX
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) ITIL
2 16 (23.88%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
4 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing
5 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.96%) Migration
7 4 (5.97%) Project Management
7 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.97%) UML
8 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.48%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (4.48%) ERP
8 3 (4.48%) ITIL V2
8 3 (4.48%) OO
8 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.48%) Regression Testing
8 3 (4.48%) Service Management
8 3 (4.48%) System Testing
8 3 (4.48%) V-Model
8 3 (4.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) C#
3 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.48%) Java
4 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.99%) VBA
6 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.49%) Korn
6 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) HNC
2 4 (5.97%) HND
3 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.48%) MCP
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.49%) CISSP
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) MCITP
4 1 (1.49%) MCSA
4 1 (1.49%) MCSE
4 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.49%) ISO27002
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Firmware
3 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) SCCM
2 2 (2.99%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.99%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) VMware
2 8 (11.94%) NetApp
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco
3 3 (4.48%) IBM
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) HP
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix
5 1 (1.49%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.49%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.49%) Intel
5 1 (1.49%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.49%) QNX
5 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Software AG
5 1 (1.49%) Veeam
5 1 (1.49%) webMethods
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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