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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 47 90 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.34% 16.95% 12.67%
As % of the Vendors category 27.17% 42.65% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 17
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£363 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £189 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £383 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Average hourly rate £11.75 £12.75 £15.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.84% -17.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.20 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.80 £16.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
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
173 211 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 45.41% 39.74% 52.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 101 60
Average daily rate £400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 9
Average hourly rate £11.75 £13.00 £15.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% -15.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.80 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £23.75 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014, 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 32 (38.10%) Windows
2 28 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 25 (29.76%) Active Directory
4 22 (26.19%) MS Office
5 15 (17.86%) SQL
5 15 (17.86%) Windows 7
6 13 (15.48%) .NET
7 12 (14.29%) ITIL
7 12 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 11 (13.10%) MS Exchange
8 11 (13.10%) VMware
8 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (11.90%) C#
10 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
10 9 (10.71%) Finance
10 9 (10.71%) Project Management
11 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (8.33%) Hyper-V
12 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (8.33%) HP
12 7 (8.33%) Windows XP
12 7 (8.33%) MS Project
13 6 (7.14%) Blackberry
13 6 (7.14%) SLA
13 6 (7.14%) Cisco
13 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
13 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
13 6 (7.14%) Serena
13 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.10%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.14%) Lync
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.19%) Kentico
6 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.19%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 22 (26.19%) MS Office
3 7 (8.33%) MS Project
4 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) SAN
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) Wireless
2 2 (2.38%) Firewall
2 2 (2.38%) DHCP
2 2 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.19%) LAN
3 1 (1.19%) PBX
3 1 (1.19%) VoIP
3 1 (1.19%) WAN
3 1 (1.19%) LDAP
3 1 (1.19%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.57%) EDRMS
4 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.19%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (1.19%) MS Access
5 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.19%) Introscope
3 1 (1.19%) JMeter
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Advertising
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Local Government
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Analyst
2 8 (9.52%) Developer
2 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 7 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 6 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 5 (5.95%) IT Support
5 5 (5.95%) Configuration Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.76%) Administrator
6 4 (4.76%) Consultant
6 4 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.48%) .NET
2 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.76%) Web Services
4 3 (3.57%) WCF
5 2 (2.38%) XML
5 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.38%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.19%) REST
6 1 (1.19%) CSS3
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.19%) HTML5
6 1 (1.19%) WPF
6 1 (1.19%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.19%) JSON
6 1 (1.19%) WinForms
6 1 (1.19%) JMS
6 1 (1.19%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.38%) Replication
2 2 (2.38%) NHS
2 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.38%) Statistics
2 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.38%) CMDB
2 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.19%) RIA
3 1 (1.19%) PKI
3 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.19%) Clustering
3 1 (1.19%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.10%) Windows
2 15 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.95%) Linux
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.76%) UNIX
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.29%) ITIL
2 9 (10.71%) Project Management
3 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.95%) CRM
5 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.76%) OOP
6 4 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (4.76%) Critical Path Analysis
7 3 (3.57%) MVC
7 3 (3.57%) Migration
7 3 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.38%) OO
8 2 (2.38%) ERP
8 2 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.38%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.38%) Logistics
8 2 (2.38%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.38%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 10 (11.90%) C#
3 2 (2.38%) XAML
3 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.38%) X++
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.19%) VB
4 1 (1.19%) COBOL
4 1 (1.19%) Java
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.95%) MCITP
3 4 (4.76%) Degree
3 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) MCP
4 3 (3.57%) MCSE
5 2 (2.38%) MCSA
5 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.38%) MCDST
5 2 (2.38%) MCTS
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.19%) APMP
6 1 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.19%) ISEB
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.19%) HNC
6 1 (1.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) P3O
3 1 (1.19%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (29.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.38%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.38%) XenServer
5 1 (1.19%) vSphere
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) SCCM
1 4 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (1.19%) Casper Suite
2 1 (1.19%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.19%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) VMware
2 7 (8.33%) HP
3 6 (7.14%) Cisco
3 6 (7.14%) Serena
4 5 (5.95%) Citrix
5 4 (4.76%) NetApp
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle
6 3 (3.57%) SAP
7 2 (2.38%) Symantec
7 2 (2.38%) Cognos
7 2 (2.38%) Juniper
7 2 (2.38%) Dell
7 2 (2.38%) Veeam
7 2 (2.38%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.19%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.19%) Teradata
8 1 (1.19%) Avaya
8 1 (1.19%) CA
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago