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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 39 42 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 9.33% 14.79% 14.11%
As % of the Vendors category 27.08% 35.29% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £158 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
144 119 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 34.45% 41.90% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 46 89
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 13
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 25 (28.41%) SQL
4 23 (26.14%) .NET
5 20 (22.73%) Windows
6 18 (20.45%) C#
7 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
8 15 (17.05%) HTML
8 15 (17.05%) CSS
9 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET
9 14 (15.91%) MS Office
10 13 (14.77%) QA
11 12 (13.64%) HTML5
11 12 (13.64%) SDLC
11 12 (13.64%) Web Services
11 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
11 12 (13.64%) MS Exchange
11 12 (13.64%) Scrum
11 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
11 12 (13.64%) Finance
12 11 (12.50%) Degree
12 11 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (12.50%) Windows 7
13 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (11.36%) MVC
13 10 (11.36%) Project Management
13 10 (11.36%) Citrix
14 8 (9.09%) VMware
14 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
14 8 (9.09%) MongoDB

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 12 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.82%) IIS
3 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.41%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (3.41%) Moodle
4 3 (3.41%) Lync
4 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.27%) SAS
5 2 (2.27%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.27%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.14%) MTS
6 1 (1.14%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.91%) MS Office
3 5 (5.68%) MS Project
4 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.27%) InDesign
5 2 (2.27%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.14%) SPSS
6 1 (1.14%) InfoPath
6 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) SyteLine
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) DNS
2 5 (5.68%) SAN
2 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.55%) WAN
3 4 (4.55%) DMZ
3 4 (4.55%) Firewall
3 4 (4.55%) VLAN
4 3 (3.41%) Internet
4 3 (3.41%) SSL
4 3 (3.41%) PBX
4 3 (3.41%) VoIP
5 2 (2.27%) Wireless
5 2 (2.27%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.14%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.14%) NAS
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.14%) LAN
6 1 (1.14%) DHCP
6 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.55%) Redis
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.14%) OLAP
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.14%) Big Data
8 1 (1.14%) MySQL
8 1 (1.14%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.09%) Selenium
3 6 (6.82%) JIRA
4 5 (5.68%) NeoLoad
5 4 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (4.55%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.41%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.27%) GitLab
8 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.14%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.14%) Subversion
8 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Marketing
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Developer
2 15 (17.05%) Analyst
3 7 (7.95%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (6.82%) Architect
5 5 (5.68%) Lead Developer
5 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Designer
7 3 (3.41%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Administrator
7 3 (3.41%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.14%) .NET
2 15 (17.05%) CSS
2 15 (17.05%) HTML
3 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET
4 12 (13.64%) Web Services
4 12 (13.64%) HTML5
5 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (7.95%) REST
6 7 (7.95%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.95%) jQuery
6 7 (7.95%) Middleware
6 7 (7.95%) SOAP
7 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (4.55%) CSS3
9 3 (3.41%) WCF
10 2 (2.27%) WPF
10 2 (2.27%) LINQ
10 2 (2.27%) XML
10 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.41%) Replication
3 3 (3.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.27%) Physics
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.14%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) Tandem
5 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.14%) iPad
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Windows
2 11 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.82%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.55%) Windows Vista
6 4 (4.55%) UNIX
7 3 (3.41%) Linux
7 3 (3.41%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.27%) AIX
9 1 (1.14%) Android
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.64%) Scrum
2 12 (13.64%) SDLC
3 10 (11.36%) Project Management
3 10 (11.36%) MVC
4 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (7.95%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (7.95%) ITIL
6 5 (5.68%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.68%) Migration
6 5 (5.68%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (4.55%) Security Patching
7 4 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.55%) BDD
7 4 (4.55%) Usability Testing
7 4 (4.55%) CRM
8 3 (3.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.41%) SQL
2 18 (20.45%) C#
3 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.55%) Ruby
5 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.14%) VB6
7 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.14%) R
7 1 (1.14%) C
7 1 (1.14%) VBScript
7 1 (1.14%) VB
7 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.14%) VBA
7 1 (1.14%) Python
7 1 (1.14%) C++
7 1 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) MCSE
4 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.41%) MCITP
5 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.14%) MCSA
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB
6 1 (1.14%) MCPD
6 1 (1.14%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.41%) XenServer
5 2 (2.27%) XenApp
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (4.55%) WSUS
2 4 (4.55%) Pingdom
3 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.14%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Citrix
2 8 (9.09%) VMware
3 7 (7.95%) Oracle
4 5 (5.68%) New Relic
5 4 (4.55%) Sophos
6 3 (3.41%) Cisco
6 3 (3.41%) Adobe
7 2 (2.27%) Lotus
8 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.14%) Juniper
8 1 (1.14%) SAP
8 1 (1.14%) Serena
8 1 (1.14%) Telerik
8 1 (1.14%) Endeca
8 1 (1.14%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.14%) F5
8 1 (1.14%) Tableau
8 1 (1.14%) Percona
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