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 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 59 50 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 12.19% 12.59% 15.66%
As % of the Vendors category 35.76% 28.25% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 38
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £270 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 14
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.25 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £16.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
165 177 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 34.09% 44.58% 38.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 73 110
Average daily rate £399 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.25 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £16.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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 -6 45 £375 +7.14% 14
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 36 (33.96%) SQL
2 34 (32.08%) SQL Server
3 32 (30.19%) MS Excel
3 32 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (26.42%) Active Directory
5 26 (24.53%) Windows
6 24 (22.64%) .NET
7 19 (17.92%) MS Office
8 17 (16.04%) C#
9 16 (15.09%) HTML
9 16 (15.09%) ASP.NET
10 15 (14.15%) Degree
11 13 (12.26%) QA
11 13 (12.26%) Scrum
11 13 (12.26%) CSS
11 13 (12.26%) HTML5
12 12 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (11.32%) SDLC
12 12 (11.32%) Web Services
12 12 (11.32%) JavaScript
12 12 (11.32%) Oracle
12 12 (11.32%) Citrix
12 12 (11.32%) VMware
13 11 (10.38%) Finance
13 11 (10.38%) MVC
13 11 (10.38%) Project Management
13 11 (10.38%) PRINCE2
13 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (9.43%) Relational Database

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.66%) IIS
3 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.77%) Lync
5 2 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.89%) MTS
5 2 (1.89%) SAS
5 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.94%) JBoss
6 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (30.19%) MS Excel
2 19 (17.92%) MS Office
3 5 (4.72%) MS Project
3 5 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.83%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.89%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.89%) InDesign
5 2 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.94%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.94%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Office 365
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.49%) SAN
2 6 (5.66%) Internet
3 4 (3.77%) DNS
3 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.83%) WAN
4 3 (2.83%) Wireless
5 2 (1.89%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.89%) VLAN
5 2 (1.89%) DHCP
5 2 (1.89%) PBX
5 2 (1.89%) VoIP
5 2 (1.89%) Firewall
6 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.94%) Extranet
6 1 (0.94%) Intranet
6 1 (0.94%) LDAP
6 1 (0.94%) LAN
6 1 (0.94%) HTTP
6 1 (0.94%) VPN
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.55%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.77%) Redis
7 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.83%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.83%) MS Access
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.89%) MySQL
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.94%) Big Data
9 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.94%) DB2
9 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.66%) JIRA
2 6 (5.66%) Selenium
3 5 (4.72%) NeoLoad
4 4 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (3.77%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.89%) GitLab
6 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Marketing
3 1 (0.94%) Advertising
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
3 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (33.02%) Developer
2 17 (16.04%) Analyst
3 8 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (6.60%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (5.66%) Support Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Architect
6 5 (4.72%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.72%) Consultant
6 5 (4.72%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Lead Developer
6 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Documentation Specialist
7 4 (3.77%) Designer
7 4 (3.77%) AWS Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Development Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.83%) Administrator
8 3 (2.83%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.64%) .NET
2 16 (15.09%) ASP.NET
2 16 (15.09%) HTML
3 13 (12.26%) CSS
3 13 (12.26%) HTML5
4 12 (11.32%) Web Services
5 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (9.43%) REST
7 8 (7.55%) Middleware
8 7 (6.60%) jQuery
8 7 (6.60%) SOAP
8 7 (6.60%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.77%) CSS3
9 4 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.83%) WPF
10 3 (2.83%) LINQ
10 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.89%) WCF
11 2 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.66%) Replication
4 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.83%) NHS
5 3 (2.83%) User Experience
5 3 (2.83%) PACS
5 3 (2.83%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.83%) Physics
5 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.89%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.94%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) Tandem
7 1 (0.94%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.53%) Windows
2 10 (9.43%) Windows XP
3 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.66%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.66%) UNIX
5 5 (4.72%) Windows Vista
5 5 (4.72%) AIX
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.89%) Linux
8 2 (1.89%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.26%) Scrum
3 12 (11.32%) SDLC
4 11 (10.38%) MVC
4 11 (10.38%) PRINCE2
4 11 (10.38%) Project Management
5 10 (9.43%) ITIL
6 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.55%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.60%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.60%) Data Modelling
7 7 (6.60%) Migration
7 7 (6.60%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (5.66%) CRM
8 6 (5.66%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.72%) Usability Testing
9 5 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.72%) Data Management
10 4 (3.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.96%) SQL
2 17 (16.04%) C#
3 12 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.77%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.89%) Java
5 2 (1.89%) VB
5 2 (1.89%) VB6
5 2 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.94%) R
6 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.94%) VBA
6 1 (0.94%) Python
6 1 (0.94%) C
6 1 (0.94%) C++
6 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.15%) Degree
2 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.60%) MCITP
4 6 (5.66%) MCP
4 6 (5.66%) MCSA
5 5 (4.72%) MCDST
5 5 (4.72%) MCTS
6 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.89%) MCSE
8 1 (0.94%) CCNA
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.94%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.94%) MCPD
8 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.26%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (26.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.72%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.89%) XenApp
4 2 (1.89%) vSphere
5 1 (0.94%) NFS
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) SCCM
1 4 (3.77%) Pingdom
2 1 (0.94%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.94%) SCOM
2 1 (0.94%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (11.32%) Oracle
1 12 (11.32%) VMware
1 12 (11.32%) Citrix
2 5 (4.72%) New Relic
3 4 (3.77%) SAP
3 4 (3.77%) Cisco
4 3 (2.83%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (2.83%) Adobe
4 3 (2.83%) HP
5 2 (1.89%) NetApp
5 2 (1.89%) Symantec
5 2 (1.89%) EMC
5 2 (1.89%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.94%) Remedy
6 1 (0.94%) Lotus
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.94%) Dell
6 1 (0.94%) Sun
6 1 (0.94%) IBM
6 1 (0.94%) Endeca
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