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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 24 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 20 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.08% 11.32% 13.65%
As % of the Vendors category 10.75% 28.00% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 15
Median daily rate £288 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £268 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £12.30 £10.50 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.06 £9.70 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £12.50 £13.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
186 175 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 37.96% 40.42% 40.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 88 49
Median daily rate £400 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 13
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £18.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 20 (40.82%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
2 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
3 16 (32.65%) MS Office
4 14 (28.57%) VMware
5 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
6 10 (20.41%) .NET
6 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
8 8 (16.33%) Java
8 8 (16.33%) CRM
8 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (14.29%) Release Management
9 7 (14.29%) Office 365
9 7 (14.29%) Linux
9 7 (14.29%) UML
9 7 (14.29%) OO
9 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 7 (14.29%) Cisco
9 7 (14.29%) Web Services
9 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.24%) TOGAF
10 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (12.24%) Data Security
10 6 (12.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (12.24%) Web Design
10 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
10 6 (12.24%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (12.24%) Red Hat

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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) ColdFusion
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) JRun
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
2 16 (32.65%) MS Office
3 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) DHCP
1 4 (8.16%) SAN
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) Skype
2 2 (4.08%) SMTP
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.04%) Power BI
5 1 (2.04%) PowerPivot
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) MSTest
3 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (12.24%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Advertising
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Architect
2 7 (14.29%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Designer
4 4 (8.16%) SAN Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) SAN Support
4 4 (8.16%) Service Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (8.16%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) .NET
2 7 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.08%) WCF
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.04%) LINQ
4 1 (2.04%) WinForms
4 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (4.08%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
4 7 (14.29%) Linux
5 6 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) CRM
2 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.29%) OO
2 7 (14.29%) Release Management
2 7 (14.29%) UML
3 6 (12.24%) ArchiMate
3 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
3 6 (12.24%) Data Security
3 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (12.24%) ITIL
3 6 (12.24%) Service Design
3 6 (12.24%) TOGAF
3 6 (12.24%) Web Design
4 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.16%) Service Management
5 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.12%) ITSM
5 3 (6.12%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) Java
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) CCNA
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
2 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.04%) CCA
3 1 (2.04%) CCNP
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MCP
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) VCAP
3 1 (2.04%) VCDX
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Docker
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.04%) EdgeSight
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) VMware
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.24%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (12.24%) SAP
4 5 (10.20%) Citrix
5 3 (6.12%) Remedy
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe
6 1 (2.04%) Apple
6 1 (2.04%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.04%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.04%) Proofpoint
6 1 (2.04%) Tableau
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