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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 21 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 36 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 7.44% 10.64% 15.02%
As % of the Vendors category 18.00% 23.24% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 9
Average daily rate £413 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £271 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £430 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 10
Average hourly rate £11.15 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.80% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.51 £15.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
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
200 185 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 41.32% 45.79% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 82 59
Average daily rate £300 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £11.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £18.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 31 £413 +14.58% 40
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 43 (50.59%) Windows
2 38 (44.71%) Active Directory
3 31 (36.47%) MS Excel
4 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
5 23 (27.06%) MS Office
5 23 (27.06%) VMware
6 22 (25.88%) SQL
7 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (21.18%) .NET
9 17 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (16.47%) Oracle
11 14 (16.47%) Windows XP
12 13 (15.29%) Cisco
13 12 (14.12%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (12.94%) Linux
14 11 (12.94%) Java
14 11 (12.94%) Windows 7
15 10 (11.76%) MS Exchange
15 10 (11.76%) SAN
15 10 (11.76%) Red Hat
16 9 (10.59%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (10.59%) Citrix
16 9 (10.59%) Finance
16 9 (10.59%) DHCP
16 9 (10.59%) C#
16 9 (10.59%) SAP
16 9 (10.59%) ITIL
16 9 (10.59%) TOGAF
16 9 (10.59%) Office 365

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.71%) IIS
5 3 (3.53%) JBoss
5 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.18%) Apache
7 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.18%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.18%) Confluence
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.18%) JRun
7 1 (1.18%) Lync
7 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (36.47%) MS Excel
2 23 (27.06%) MS Office
3 4 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.35%) MS Project
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Advent Geneva
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Office 365
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) SAN
2 9 (10.59%) DHCP
3 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.71%) Converged Networks
4 4 (4.71%) DNS
5 3 (3.53%) Firewall
5 3 (3.53%) LDAP
5 3 (3.53%) Network Security
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.35%) SMTP
6 2 (2.35%) VoIP
6 2 (2.35%) VPN
6 2 (2.35%) Wireless
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.18%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.53%) DB2
6 3 (3.53%) MySQL
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.35%) MS Access
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.18%) DTS
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.18%) Power BI
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) Maven
2 1 (1.18%) MSTest
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (20.00%) Developer
2 10 (11.76%) Analyst
2 10 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Architect
3 9 (10.59%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (7.06%) .NET Developer
4 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Designer
6 4 (4.71%) Exchange Support
6 4 (4.71%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (4.71%) SAN Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) SAN Support
6 4 (4.71%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (4.71%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) .NET
2 7 (8.24%) Web Services
3 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.53%) jQuery
6 3 (3.53%) Middleware
6 3 (3.53%) REST
7 2 (2.35%) HTML
7 2 (2.35%) HTML5
8 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.18%) CSS
8 1 (1.18%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.18%) LINQ
8 1 (1.18%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.18%) WCF
8 1 (1.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.53%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.53%) NHS
4 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.53%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.35%) PACS
5 2 (2.35%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.18%) Clustering
6 1 (1.18%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
6 1 (1.18%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 43 (50.59%) Windows
2 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (16.47%) Windows XP
5 11 (12.94%) Linux
5 11 (12.94%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.88%) Unix
7 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.53%) AIX
10 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.18%) Android
11 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.18%) Solaris
11 1 (1.18%) SUSE
11 1 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (10.59%) ITIL
2 9 (10.59%) TOGAF
3 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.24%) OO
4 7 (8.24%) UML
5 6 (7.06%) ArchiMate
5 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.06%) CRM
5 6 (7.06%) Data Protection
5 6 (7.06%) Data Security
5 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (7.06%) Migration
5 6 (7.06%) Release Management
5 6 (7.06%) Web Design
6 5 (5.88%) MVC
6 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.88%) SQL
2 11 (12.94%) Java
3 9 (10.59%) C#
4 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.53%) Perl
7 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.35%) Python
7 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) CCNA
3 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.35%) Degree
5 2 (2.35%) MCP
5 2 (2.35%) MCSA
6 1 (1.18%) CCNP
6 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.18%) MCDST
6 1 (1.18%) MCITP
6 1 (1.18%) MCSE
6 1 (1.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) COBIT
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 38 (44.71%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.41%) vSphere
4 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.35%) XenApp
6 1 (1.18%) Docker
6 1 (1.18%) Firmware
6 1 (1.18%) NFS
6 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) SCCM
2 5 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.35%) SCOM
4 1 (1.18%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.18%) Ansible
4 1 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.18%) Puppet
4 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) VMware
2 14 (16.47%) Oracle
3 13 (15.29%) Cisco
4 10 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 9 (10.59%) Citrix
5 9 (10.59%) SAP
6 6 (7.06%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (5.88%) HP
8 4 (4.71%) Remedy
8 4 (4.71%) Symantec
9 3 (3.53%) Dell
9 3 (3.53%) EMC
9 3 (3.53%) IBM
9 3 (3.53%) NetApp
9 3 (3.53%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (2.35%) Adobe
10 2 (2.35%) Apple
10 2 (2.35%) Juniper
10 2 (2.35%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.18%) Becrypt
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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