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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 23 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 23 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.99% 9.40% 11.86%
As % of the Vendors category 13.07% 23.98% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 16
Median daily rate £306 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £278 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £12.25 £11.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -11.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.75 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.75 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.32 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +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
176 171 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 38.18% 39.22% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 89 46
Median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £275 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.25 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £38.90 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 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 28 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 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
2 18 (38.30%) Windows
3 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
4 12 (25.53%) VMware
5 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
5 11 (23.40%) MS Office
6 9 (19.15%) .NET
6 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (17.02%) Java
7 8 (17.02%) Web Services
7 8 (17.02%) CRM
8 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (14.89%) Release Management
8 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
8 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
9 6 (12.77%) Service Design
9 6 (12.77%) Minimum Viable Product
9 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (12.77%) Office 365
9 6 (12.77%) ArchiMate
9 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
9 6 (12.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
9 6 (12.77%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (12.77%) Linux
9 6 (12.77%) UML
9 6 (12.77%) OO
9 6 (12.77%) SAP
9 6 (12.77%) ITIL

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 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) JRun
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (23.40%) MS Office
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DHCP
1 3 (6.38%) SAN
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) Skype
2 2 (4.26%) SMTP
3 1 (2.13%) Broadband
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) Power BI
6 1 (2.13%) PowerPivot
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) MSTest
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (12.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (8.51%) Advertising
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Designer
5 4 (8.51%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) SAN Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) SAN Support
6 3 (6.38%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) VMware Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Exchange Support
7 2 (4.26%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) .NET
2 8 (17.02%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) WCF
4 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.77%) Linux
4 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) CRM
2 7 (14.89%) Release Management
3 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) ArchiMate
3 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
3 6 (12.77%) Data Security
3 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (12.77%) ITIL
3 6 (12.77%) OO
3 6 (12.77%) Service Design
3 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
3 6 (12.77%) UML
3 6 (12.77%) Web Design
4 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.51%) Service Management
6 3 (6.38%) ITSM
6 3 (6.38%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.13%) CCA
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.13%) HNC
4 1 (2.13%) HND
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.13%) MCP
4 1 (2.13%) MCSA
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) VCAP
4 1 (2.13%) VCDX
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.13%) EdgeSight
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) VMware
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
2 6 (12.77%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (12.77%) SAP
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco
4 4 (8.51%) Citrix
5 3 (6.38%) Remedy
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe
6 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.13%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.13%) Proofpoint
6 1 (2.13%) Tableau
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £12 - £17 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago