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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 45 44 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 10.84% 12.98% 14.14%
As % of the Vendors category 31.69% 28.21% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £12.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +2.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £9.25 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £16.50 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
142 156 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 34.22% 46.02% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 69 103
Average daily rate £400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 14
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.25 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 (34.12%) SQL
1 29 (34.12%) SQL Server
2 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (25.88%) .NET
4 20 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 19 (22.35%) Windows
5 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
6 16 (18.82%) C#
7 15 (17.65%) HTML
7 15 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 14 (16.47%) MS Office
9 13 (15.29%) CSS
10 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
10 12 (14.12%) Scrum
10 12 (14.12%) QA
10 12 (14.12%) HTML5
10 12 (14.12%) SDLC
11 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (12.94%) Degree
11 11 (12.94%) Web Services
11 11 (12.94%) Project Management
11 11 (12.94%) MVC
12 10 (11.76%) Citrix
12 10 (11.76%) Finance
12 10 (11.76%) VMware
12 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (11.76%) REST
13 9 (10.59%) MS Exchange
14 8 (9.41%) ITIL
14 8 (9.41%) Oracle

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (10.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.06%) IIS
3 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.71%) Lync
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.35%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.35%) SAS
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.18%) CMS
6 1 (1.18%) JBoss
6 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.18%) MTS
6 1 (1.18%) Confluence
6 1 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.47%) MS Office
3 5 (5.88%) MS Project
4 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.35%) InDesign
5 2 (2.35%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.18%) SPSS
6 1 (1.18%) InfoPath
6 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Office 365
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) SAN
2 3 (3.53%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) WAN
2 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.53%) DNS
2 3 (3.53%) Wireless
3 2 (2.35%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.35%) VLAN
3 2 (2.35%) PBX
3 2 (2.35%) VoIP
4 1 (1.18%) LDAP
4 1 (1.18%) LAN
4 1 (1.18%) DHCP
4 1 (1.18%) HTTP
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.18%) Network Security
4 1 (1.18%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.18%) NAS
4 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.18%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.71%) Redis
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.35%) MySQL
6 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.18%) DB2
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.06%) JIRA
2 6 (7.06%) Selenium
3 5 (5.88%) NeoLoad
4 4 (4.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (4.71%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.35%) GitLab
6 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Developer
2 10 (11.76%) Analyst
3 6 (7.06%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 5 (5.88%) Architect
4 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 5 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 4 (4.71%) Designer
5 4 (4.71%) AWS Developer
6 3 (3.53%) Documentation Specialist
6 3 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (3.53%) Administrator
6 3 (3.53%) C# Developer
6 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.53%) Web Developer
6 3 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.53%) Development Manager
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Developer
6 3 (3.53%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (3.53%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.88%) .NET
2 15 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 15 (17.65%) HTML
3 13 (15.29%) CSS
4 12 (14.12%) HTML5
5 11 (12.94%) Web Services
5 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (11.76%) REST
7 8 (9.41%) Middleware
8 7 (8.24%) jQuery
8 7 (8.24%) SOAP
8 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.71%) CSS3
9 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.35%) WCF
11 2 (2.35%) WPF
11 2 (2.35%) LINQ
11 2 (2.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.71%) Replication
3 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.53%) User Experience
3 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.35%) Physics
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) Tandem
5 1 (1.18%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.53%) UNIX
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.53%) AIX
7 2 (2.35%) Linux
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.12%) Scrum
2 12 (14.12%) SDLC
3 11 (12.94%) MVC
3 11 (12.94%) Project Management
4 8 (9.41%) ITIL
4 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
5 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.24%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (8.24%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.88%) Migration
6 5 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (4.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.71%) Usability Testing
7 4 (4.71%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.71%) CRM
8 3 (3.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.12%) SQL
2 16 (18.82%) C#
3 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.35%) Ruby
5 2 (2.35%) Java
6 1 (1.18%) C
6 1 (1.18%) C++
6 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.18%) R
6 1 (1.18%) VBScript
6 1 (1.18%) VB
6 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.18%) VBA
6 1 (1.18%) Python
6 1 (1.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.35%) MCITP
4 2 (2.35%) MCSE
5 1 (1.18%) MCSA
5 1 (1.18%) CCNA
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.18%) MCPD
5 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.12%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.35%) XenApp
4 2 (2.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.18%) NFS
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
1 4 (4.71%) Pingdom
2 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.18%) SCOM
2 1 (1.18%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Citrix
1 10 (11.76%) VMware
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle
3 5 (5.88%) New Relic
4 4 (4.71%) Cisco
5 3 (3.53%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (3.53%) Adobe
5 3 (3.53%) HP
6 2 (2.35%) Symantec
6 2 (2.35%) EMC
6 2 (2.35%) MobileIron
6 2 (2.35%) SAP
6 2 (2.35%) NetApp
7 1 (1.18%) Lotus
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.18%) IBM
7 1 (1.18%) Endeca
7 1 (1.18%) Google
7 1 (1.18%) Brocade
7 1 (1.18%) LANDesk
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