The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 57 63 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 12.34% 17.80% 12.98%
As % of the Vendors category 27.40% 41.72% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £163 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.25 £11.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +18.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.80 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.10 £13.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.27%
Microsoft
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
208 151 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 45.02% 42.66% 44.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 50 73
Average daily rate £350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £157 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.38 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -33.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £9.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Nottinghamshire region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Nottinghamshire region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -4 52 £338 -0.73% 23
Worksop - - - -
Mansfield - - - - 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 39 (35.45%) Windows
2 29 (26.36%) Active Directory
3 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
4 24 (21.82%) MS Excel
5 23 (20.91%) MS Office
6 19 (17.27%) Windows 7
7 17 (15.45%) SQL
7 17 (15.45%) .NET
8 16 (14.55%) Windows XP
8 16 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (12.73%) Finance
9 14 (12.73%) MS Exchange
10 13 (11.82%) TCP/IP
11 12 (10.91%) Citrix
11 12 (10.91%) Project Management
11 12 (10.91%) Linux
11 12 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
12 11 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (10.00%) Internet
12 11 (10.00%) Oracle
12 11 (10.00%) DNS
13 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2
13 10 (9.09%) UNIX
13 10 (9.09%) Degree
13 10 (9.09%) SCCM
13 10 (9.09%) SC Cleared
13 10 (9.09%) Lync

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 14 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.09%) Lync
3 9 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.64%) MTS
4 4 (3.64%) IIS
5 3 (2.73%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (2.73%) Moodle
5 3 (2.73%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.73%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.91%) Apache
6 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 23 (20.91%) MS Office
3 4 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.64%) MS Project
3 4 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.82%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.00%) Internet
2 11 (10.00%) DNS
3 8 (7.27%) Firewall
4 6 (5.45%) ADSL
4 6 (5.45%) Broadband
5 5 (4.55%) VLAN
5 5 (4.55%) DMZ
5 5 (4.55%) WAN
6 4 (3.64%) PBX
6 4 (3.64%) SSL
7 3 (2.73%) Wireless
7 3 (2.73%) IP Telephony
7 3 (2.73%) VoIP
7 3 (2.73%) DHCP
8 2 (1.82%) LAN
8 2 (1.82%) SAN
8 2 (1.82%) SNMP
8 2 (1.82%) FCoE
9 1 (0.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.82%) OLAP
6 2 (1.82%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.91%) DB2
7 1 (0.91%) MySQL
7 1 (0.91%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.73%) SpecFlow
2 3 (2.73%) WebDriver
2 3 (2.73%) Selenium
3 2 (1.82%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.91%) MSTest
4 1 (0.91%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (12.73%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (0.91%) Legal
4 1 (0.91%) Electronics
4 1 (0.91%) Front Office
4 1 (0.91%) Back Office
4 1 (0.91%) Marketing
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (24.55%) Analyst
2 20 (18.18%) Developer
3 8 (7.27%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (5.45%) Business Analyst
4 6 (5.45%) Data Analyst
5 5 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (4.55%) Architect
5 5 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 4 (3.64%) Support Engineer
6 4 (3.64%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (3.64%) Documentation Specialist
6 4 (3.64%) .NET Developer
7 3 (2.73%) IT Support
7 3 (2.73%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (2.73%) C# Developer
7 3 (2.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (2.73%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (2.73%) Administrator
7 3 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (2.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.45%) .NET
2 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.64%) COM
3 4 (3.64%) CSS
3 4 (3.64%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.73%) WCF
4 3 (2.73%) Web Services
5 2 (1.82%) HTML
5 2 (1.82%) MDX
5 2 (1.82%) jQuery
5 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.91%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.91%) APPC
6 1 (0.91%) XML
6 1 (0.91%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (2.73%) NHS
2 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.82%) Clustering
2 2 (1.82%) Replication
3 1 (0.91%) iSeries
3 1 (0.91%) iPad
3 1 (0.91%) Open Source
3 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
3 1 (0.91%) AS400
3 1 (0.91%) PKI
3 1 (0.91%) DTV
3 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.91%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.45%) Windows
2 19 (17.27%) Windows 7
3 16 (14.55%) Windows XP
3 16 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (10.91%) Linux
5 10 (9.09%) UNIX
6 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (7.27%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.55%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.64%) AIX
11 3 (2.73%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.73%) Solaris
12 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.91%) Android
13 1 (0.91%) SUSE
13 1 (0.91%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (10.91%) Project Management
3 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 9 (8.18%) ITIL
5 8 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.36%) Logical Data Model
6 7 (6.36%) Service Management
6 7 (6.36%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.45%) Migration
8 5 (4.55%) Usability Testing
8 5 (4.55%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.64%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (3.64%) OO
9 4 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.64%) MVC
9 4 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (2.73%) BDD
10 3 (2.73%) ITIL V3
10 3 (2.73%) Line Management
10 3 (2.73%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.45%) SQL
2 9 (8.18%) C#
3 8 (7.27%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.45%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.64%) VB
6 4 (3.64%) Ruby
6 4 (3.64%) VB6
7 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.91%) X++
8 1 (0.91%) Java
8 1 (0.91%) COBOL
8 1 (0.91%) C
8 1 (0.91%) RPG
8 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.09%) Degree
2 10 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) MCSE
3 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.73%) MCITP
5 2 (1.82%) MCSA
6 1 (0.91%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.91%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.91%) ISEB
6 1 (0.91%) MCP
6 1 (0.91%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (26.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.45%) XenServer
3 5 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.55%) vSphere
4 3 (2.73%) XenApp
5 2 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.91%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) SCCM
2 6 (5.45%) WSUS
3 4 (3.64%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.73%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.73%) SCOM
5 2 (1.82%) WMI
5 2 (1.82%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.91%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.91%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.91%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 12 (10.91%) Citrix
2 11 (10.00%) Oracle
3 9 (8.18%) Cisco
4 8 (7.27%) VMware
5 6 (5.45%) EMC
6 5 (4.55%) Sophos
7 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.73%) HP
8 3 (2.73%) Lotus
9 2 (1.82%) Dell
9 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.91%) F5
10 1 (0.91%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.91%) Percona
10 1 (0.91%) Dell KACE
10 1 (0.91%) Serena
10 1 (0.91%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.91%) Telerik
10 1 (0.91%) IBM
10 1 (0.91%) Juniper
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