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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 16 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 29 37 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 7.02% 12.37% 14.02%
As % of the Vendors category 18.95% 32.17% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.54% -15.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £136 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 7
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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
153 115 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 37.05% 38.46% 42.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 48 63
Average daily rate £390 £346 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.63% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £117 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -50.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.69%) Windows
3 18 (22.22%) SQL
4 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (19.75%) .NET
5 16 (19.75%) MS Office
6 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
7 14 (17.28%) Windows 7
8 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
9 11 (13.58%) Citrix
9 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
9 11 (13.58%) Finance
10 10 (12.35%) Project Management
10 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
10 10 (12.35%) C#
10 10 (12.35%) Degree
11 9 (11.11%) VMware
12 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
12 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (9.88%) SCCM
12 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (8.64%) ITIL
13 7 (8.64%) Windows XP
13 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (8.64%) DNS
14 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
14 6 (7.41%) Migration
14 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (13.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.94%) Lync
4 3 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (3.70%) Moodle
4 3 (3.70%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.23%) MTS
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.23%) SAS
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 16 (19.75%) MS Office
2 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.94%) MS Project
5 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (2.47%) InDesign
6 2 (2.47%) Photoshop
6 2 (2.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.23%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) DNS
2 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.17%) SAN
3 5 (6.17%) Firewall
4 4 (4.94%) DMZ
4 4 (4.94%) VLAN
4 4 (4.94%) WAN
5 3 (3.70%) SSL
5 3 (3.70%) PBX
5 3 (3.70%) VoIP
5 3 (3.70%) Internet
5 3 (3.70%) Wireless
5 3 (3.70%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.23%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.23%) NAS
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.23%) ADSL
6 1 (1.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.23%) OLAP
5 1 (1.23%) MS Access
5 1 (1.23%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.70%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.70%) Selenium
3 2 (2.47%) GitLab
4 1 (1.23%) Ranorex
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Analyst
2 17 (20.99%) Developer
3 7 (8.64%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (6.17%) Architect
4 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.94%) Designer
6 3 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
6 3 (3.70%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.70%) Administrator
6 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 3 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (3.70%) QA Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Documentation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) .NET
2 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.94%) CSS
3 4 (4.94%) Web Services
3 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.70%) HTML5
4 3 (3.70%) HTML
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.47%) WCF
5 2 (2.47%) WPF
5 2 (2.47%) LINQ
6 1 (1.23%) jQuery
6 1 (1.23%) COM
6 1 (1.23%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Replication
1 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.70%) NHS
3 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.47%) Physics
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
3 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) Tandem
4 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Windows
2 14 (17.28%) Windows 7
3 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (8.64%) Windows XP
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Vista
6 4 (4.94%) UNIX
7 3 (3.70%) Linux
8 2 (2.47%) AIX
8 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.23%) SUSE
9 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.35%) Project Management
3 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
4 7 (8.64%) ITIL
5 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.41%) Migration
6 5 (6.17%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.17%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (4.94%) Security Patching
7 4 (4.94%) Usability Testing
8 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.70%) MVC
8 3 (3.70%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.70%) BDD
8 3 (3.70%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.47%) Line Management
9 2 (2.47%) Analytics
9 2 (2.47%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (2.47%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) SQL
2 10 (12.35%) C#
3 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.94%) Ruby
4 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.23%) VB6
6 1 (1.23%) R
6 1 (1.23%) C
6 1 (1.23%) C++
6 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.23%) VB
6 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.70%) MCITP
4 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (1.23%) MCSA
5 1 (1.23%) ISEB
5 1 (1.23%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.23%) MCPD
5 1 (1.23%) MCP
5 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.70%) XenServer
5 2 (2.47%) XenApp
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) SCCM
2 4 (4.94%) WSUS
3 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.23%) SCOM
4 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Citrix
2 9 (11.11%) VMware
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco
4 4 (4.94%) Sophos
5 3 (3.70%) Adobe
5 3 (3.70%) Lotus
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.23%) Juniper
6 1 (1.23%) EMC
6 1 (1.23%) Serena
6 1 (1.23%) Telerik
6 1 (1.23%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.23%) F5
6 1 (1.23%) Percona
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