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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 37 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 10.60% 14.29% 15.05%
As % of the Vendors category 24.18% 30.23% 33.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 17
Average daily rate
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£335 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £305 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £10.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +28.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.20 £8.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £16.18 £12.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.72 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.36% -14.28%
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
153 129 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 43.84% 47.25% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 57 41
Average daily rate £370 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.80 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.88 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 28 (31.82%) Windows
2 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 22 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (25.00%) MS Office
4 17 (19.32%) .NET
5 13 (14.77%) Linux
6 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET
6 12 (13.64%) Finance
7 11 (12.50%) UNIX
7 11 (12.50%) C#
7 11 (12.50%) SQL
8 10 (11.36%) Project Management
8 10 (11.36%) Internet
8 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
9 9 (10.23%) ITIL
10 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 8 (9.09%) Oracle
10 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
10 8 (9.09%) Windows 7
10 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (7.95%) MS Project
11 7 (7.95%) Citrix
12 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (6.82%) Service Management
12 6 (6.82%) Advertising
12 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (6.82%) Lync
12 6 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (6.82%) Lync
2 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.68%) IIS
3 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.27%) MTS
4 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.14%) Kentico
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.14%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) Apache
Applications
1 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 22 (25.00%) MS Office
3 7 (7.95%) MS Project
4 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) Internet
2 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.55%) ADSL
3 4 (4.55%) Broadband
4 3 (3.41%) Firewall
4 3 (3.41%) DNS
5 2 (2.27%) SNMP
5 2 (2.27%) DHCP
5 2 (2.27%) FCoE
6 1 (1.14%) VLAN
6 1 (1.14%) VRRP
6 1 (1.14%) OSPF
6 1 (1.14%) LDAP
6 1 (1.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) Big Data
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (1.14%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.14%) MS Access
6 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.41%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.14%) MSTest
3 1 (1.14%) Introscope
3 1 (1.14%) JMeter
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Advertising
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Local Government
4 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Front Office
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (30.68%) Analyst
2 14 (15.91%) Developer
3 8 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) .NET Developer
4 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 4 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 4 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (3.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Architect
6 3 (3.41%) Consultant
6 3 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (3.41%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Administrator
6 3 (3.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.27%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.32%) .NET
2 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.55%) Web Services
3 4 (4.55%) WCF
4 2 (2.27%) HTML
4 2 (2.27%) XML
4 2 (2.27%) COM
4 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.27%) jQuery
4 2 (2.27%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.14%) REST
5 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.14%) JSON
5 1 (1.14%) WPF
5 1 (1.14%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.14%) WinForms
5 1 (1.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) NHS
3 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) RIA
4 1 (1.14%) PKI
4 1 (1.14%) DTV
4 1 (1.14%) EPoS
4 1 (1.14%) Handset
4 1 (1.14%) Clustering
4 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.82%) Windows
2 13 (14.77%) Linux
3 11 (12.50%) UNIX
4 8 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.55%) AIX
8 4 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.41%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.41%) Solaris
10 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.36%) Project Management
2 9 (10.23%) ITIL
3 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.82%) Service Management
5 5 (5.68%) Critical Path Analysis
5 5 (5.68%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (4.55%) OO
6 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.55%) MVC
6 4 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.41%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.41%) Business Analysis
7 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.27%) OOP
8 2 (2.27%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (2.27%) CRM
8 2 (2.27%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) C#
1 11 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.41%) VB
4 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.27%) Java
4 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.27%) XAML
4 2 (2.27%) VB6
4 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (5.68%) Degree
5 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.14%) APMP
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.14%) MCITP
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB
6 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.14%) HNC
6 1 (1.14%) HND
6 1 (1.14%) MCSE
6 1 (1.14%) MCSA
6 1 (1.14%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
2 4 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) P3O
3 1 (1.14%) GCP
System Software
1 22 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.55%) vSphere
4 3 (3.41%) XenServer
5 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (4.55%) SCOM
2 3 (3.41%) SCCM
3 2 (2.27%) WMI
3 2 (2.27%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.14%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.14%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) Oracle
2 7 (7.95%) Citrix
3 5 (5.68%) VMware
3 5 (5.68%) HP
3 5 (5.68%) Cisco
4 4 (4.55%) Serena
4 4 (4.55%) EMC
5 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.27%) SAP
6 2 (2.27%) Cognos
6 2 (2.27%) Remedy
6 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.14%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.14%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.14%) McAfee
7 1 (1.14%) Teradata
7 1 (1.14%) CA
7 1 (1.14%) Dell
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