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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 19 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 31 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 6.89% 7.62% 12.29%
As % of the Vendors category 19.87% 20.12% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 15
Median daily rate £338 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £145 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 10
Median hourly rate £12.69 - £13.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 - £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
156 164 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 34.67% 37.88% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 94 49
Median daily rate £425 £398 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% +16.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 16
Median hourly rate £14.25 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £19.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £40.70 £16.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 23 (40.35%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) MS Excel
3 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 16 (28.07%) VMware
5 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
6 11 (19.30%) .NET
6 11 (19.30%) MS Office
6 11 (19.30%) Web Services
6 11 (19.30%) ITIL
7 10 (17.54%) SQL
7 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
8 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (15.79%) Java
8 9 (15.79%) CRM
9 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
9 8 (14.04%) Linux
9 8 (14.04%) Release Management
9 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
10 7 (12.28%) ArchiMate
10 7 (12.28%) Office 365
10 7 (12.28%) Service Design
10 7 (12.28%) Minimum Viable Product
10 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (12.28%) Data Security
10 7 (12.28%) Web Design
10 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.28%) TOGAF
10 7 (12.28%) UML

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 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
5 1 (1.75%) JRun
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (38.60%) MS Excel
2 11 (19.30%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.51%) MS Project
5 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) DHCP
2 4 (7.02%) SAN
2 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.26%) Skype
4 2 (3.51%) SMTP
5 1 (1.75%) Broadband
5 1 (1.75%) DNS
5 1 (1.75%) LAN
5 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) Power BI
7 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.51%) MSTest
2 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (8.77%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Architect
4 8 (14.04%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (12.28%) Service Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Designer
7 4 (7.02%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (5.26%) SAN Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) SAN Support
8 3 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) VMware Support Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) .NET
1 11 (19.30%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.26%) WCF
3 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.51%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.51%) Middleware
3 2 (3.51%) REST
3 2 (3.51%) RESTful
3 2 (3.51%) SOAP
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Minimum Viable Product
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) DataPower
4 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.04%) Linux
4 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.26%) Unix
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) CRM
3 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
3 8 (14.04%) Release Management
4 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.28%) ArchiMate
4 7 (12.28%) Data Security
4 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (12.28%) OO
4 7 (12.28%) Service Design
4 7 (12.28%) TOGAF
4 7 (12.28%) UML
4 7 (12.28%) Web Design
5 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.77%) Migration
6 5 (8.77%) Service Management
7 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.26%) ERP
8 3 (5.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) Java
3 5 (8.77%) C#
4 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) MCSE
4 1 (1.75%) CCA
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.75%) HNC
4 1 (1.75%) HND
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
4 1 (1.75%) MCSA
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) VCAP
4 1 (1.75%) VCDX
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.75%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) VMware
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
2 7 (12.28%) SAP
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco
3 6 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (7.02%) Citrix
5 3 (5.26%) Remedy
6 2 (3.51%) IBM
7 1 (1.75%) Adobe
7 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.75%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.75%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.75%) Software AG
7 1 (1.75%) Tableau
7 1 (1.75%) webMethods
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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