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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 17 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 29 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 8.58% 7.94% 10.27%
As % of the Vendors category 18.35% 17.98% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 15
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £197 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £490 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.58 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -1.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £11.15 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £14.00 £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

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
158 178 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 46.75% 44.17% 42.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 99 78
Median daily rate £415 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.69% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 11
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 £17.90 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 26 (42.62%) SQL Server
2 19 (31.15%) SQL
3 17 (27.87%) Windows
3 17 (27.87%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
5 14 (22.95%) ITIL
6 13 (21.31%) .NET
6 13 (21.31%) C#
7 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
7 11 (18.03%) MS Office
7 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
7 11 (18.03%) VMware
8 10 (16.39%) Automated Testing
8 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (14.75%) SCCM
9 9 (14.75%) Web Services
10 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET
10 8 (13.11%) NetApp
10 8 (13.11%) Advertising
10 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
10 8 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (13.11%) WCF
10 8 (13.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (13.11%) MSTest
10 8 (13.11%) Entity Framework
11 7 (11.48%) Degree
11 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
12 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (9.84%) HNC

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 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.56%) CMS
3 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.64%) Confluence
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
1 11 (18.03%) MS Office
2 8 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (8.20%) MS Project
4 3 (4.92%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (8.20%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) ADSL
1 2 (3.28%) Broadband
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) VLAN
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
2 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (42.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.28%) Power BI
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.64%) Informix
6 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.64%) MS Access
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MSTest
1 8 (13.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) Bower
2 2 (3.28%) gulp
3 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.11%) Advertising
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Publishing
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Developer
2 17 (27.87%) Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Service Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) IT Support
7 3 (4.92%) QA Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) .NET
2 9 (14.75%) Web Services
3 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (13.11%) Entity Framework
3 8 (13.11%) WCF
4 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.92%) jQuery
5 3 (4.92%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.28%) RequireJS
6 2 (3.28%) XML
7 1 (1.64%) CSS
7 1 (1.64%) JSTL
7 1 (1.64%) MDX
7 1 (1.64%) OOCSS
7 1 (1.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.64%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.64%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.92%) Unix
5 2 (3.28%) Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) AIX
6 1 (1.64%) Gentoo
6 1 (1.64%) HPUX
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (22.95%) ITIL
3 10 (16.39%) Automated Testing
4 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.20%) Migration
5 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.20%) Project Management
6 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (4.92%) ERP
7 3 (4.92%) ETL
7 3 (4.92%) MVC
7 3 (4.92%) OO
7 3 (4.92%) Regression Testing
7 3 (4.92%) Service Management
7 3 (4.92%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) SQL
2 13 (21.31%) C#
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.20%) Java
5 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.28%) VBA
7 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) Korn
7 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.64%) VB
7 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) HNC
2 6 (9.84%) HND
3 3 (4.92%) MCP
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.64%) CISSP
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) MCITP
5 1 (1.64%) MCSA
5 1 (1.64%) MCSE
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.64%) ISO27002
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Firmware
2 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) VMware
2 8 (13.11%) NetApp
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco
3 2 (3.28%) HP
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.64%) Citrix
4 1 (1.64%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) Intel
4 1 (1.64%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.64%) QNX
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.64%) Veeam
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