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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 24 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 37 48 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 7.60% 11.24% 12.58%
As % of the Vendors category 16.74% 33.10% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 15
Median daily rate £344 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £137 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 14
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
221 145 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 45.38% 33.96% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 93 65
Median daily rate £425 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 15
Median hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -3.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
2 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 14 (24.14%) .NET
4 13 (22.41%) C#
4 13 (22.41%) Windows
4 13 (22.41%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
6 11 (18.97%) SQL
7 10 (17.24%) ITIL
8 9 (15.52%) Web Services
8 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 8 (13.79%) .NET Framework
9 8 (13.79%) Degree
9 8 (13.79%) MS Office
10 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.07%) Migration
10 7 (12.07%) VMware
10 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
10 7 (12.07%) WCF
10 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
11 6 (10.34%) Office 365
11 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
11 6 (10.34%) MSTest
11 6 (10.34%) Entity Framework
11 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.34%) Advertising
11 6 (10.34%) JavaScript

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 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) JBoss
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.79%) MS Office
3 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.45%) MS Project
4 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Office 365
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Skype
2 2 (3.45%) DHCP
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
2 2 (3.45%) SMTP
2 2 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) Broadband
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) Power BI
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.34%) MSTest
3 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.45%) Bower
4 2 (3.45%) gulp
5 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (10.34%) Advertising
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Local Government
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Analyst
2 15 (25.86%) Developer
3 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Service Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Team Leader
6 3 (5.17%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.45%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) .NET
2 9 (15.52%) Web Services
3 8 (13.79%) .NET Framework
4 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.07%) WCF
5 6 (10.34%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.45%) jQuery
6 2 (3.45%) Middleware
6 2 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.45%) RequireJS
6 2 (3.45%) REST
6 2 (3.45%) RESTful
6 2 (3.45%) SOAP
7 1 (1.72%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.45%) DataPower
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.72%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.17%) Unix
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (17.24%) ITIL
3 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 7 (12.07%) Migration
5 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
6 4 (6.90%) CRM
6 4 (6.90%) ERP
6 4 (6.90%) Project Management
6 4 (6.90%) Service Management
6 4 (6.90%) UML
7 3 (5.17%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (5.17%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (5.17%) ITSM
7 3 (5.17%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (5.17%) OO
7 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.17%) V-Model
7 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) C#
2 11 (18.97%) SQL
3 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.90%) Java
5 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.17%) HNC
3 3 (5.17%) HND
3 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.17%) MCSE
4 2 (3.45%) MCP
4 2 (3.45%) MCSA
4 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.72%) CCA
5 1 (1.72%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) VCAP
5 1 (1.72%) VCDX
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Firmware
3 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
3 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
1 2 (3.45%) SCOM
2 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.72%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) VMware
2 5 (8.62%) Citrix
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco
3 3 (5.17%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) Intel
4 1 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.72%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Proofpoint
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.72%) Remedy
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) Software AG
4 1 (1.72%) Veeam
4 1 (1.72%) webMethods