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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 63 78 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 13.46% 16.77% 12.77%
As % of the Vendors category 31.66% 35.29% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 26
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £170 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £300 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Average hourly rate £11.15 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.23% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £9.95 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.04 £15.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
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
199 221 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 42.52% 47.53% 53.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 93 71
Average daily rate £375 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £227 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.00 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £13.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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 0 52 £394 +43.18% 22
Mansfield - 2 - -
Worksop - - - - 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 50 (45.45%) Windows
2 40 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 38 (34.55%) Active Directory
4 36 (32.73%) MS Office
5 22 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 19 (17.27%) SQL
7 15 (13.64%) .NET
8 14 (12.73%) Linux
9 13 (11.82%) Windows XP
9 13 (11.82%) ITIL
9 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (10.91%) UNIX
10 12 (10.91%) MS Exchange
11 11 (10.00%) Oracle
11 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (10.00%) Internet
11 11 (10.00%) Project Management
12 10 (9.09%) C#
12 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET
12 10 (9.09%) VMware
12 10 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
12 10 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (8.18%) MS Project
13 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
13 9 (8.18%) HP
13 9 (8.18%) Cisco
13 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 12 (10.91%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.18%) Lync
3 8 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.64%) MTS
5 3 (2.73%) IIS
6 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.91%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.91%) Apache
7 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.91%) Kentico
Applications
1 40 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 36 (32.73%) MS Office
3 9 (8.18%) MS Project
4 6 (5.45%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) Internet
2 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.55%) Firewall
3 5 (4.55%) ADSL
3 5 (4.55%) Broadband
4 4 (3.64%) DNS
5 3 (2.73%) DHCP
5 3 (2.73%) SAN
6 2 (1.82%) FCoE
6 2 (1.82%) SNMP
6 2 (1.82%) Wireless
7 1 (0.91%) VLAN
7 1 (0.91%) LDAP
7 1 (0.91%) GSM
7 1 (0.91%) LAN
7 1 (0.91%) PBX
7 1 (0.91%) WAN
7 1 (0.91%) DSL
7 1 (0.91%) VRRP
7 1 (0.91%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.82%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.91%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (0.91%) MS Access
5 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.91%) MySQL
5 1 (0.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.73%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.91%) Introscope
4 1 (0.91%) JMeter
4 1 (0.91%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (7.27%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Advertising
3 4 (3.64%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Front Office
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Local Government
5 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (29.09%) Analyst
2 15 (13.64%) Developer
3 11 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (8.18%) .NET Developer
4 9 (8.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (8.18%) Service Analyst
5 6 (5.45%) Architect
5 6 (5.45%) Administrator
5 6 (5.45%) Support Analyst
5 6 (5.45%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.55%) Configuration Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (3.64%) IT Support
7 4 (3.64%) Technical Support
7 4 (3.64%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Consultant
7 4 (3.64%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) C# Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.64%) .NET
2 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.64%) COM
3 4 (3.64%) Web Services
4 3 (2.73%) WCF
5 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.82%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (1.82%) HTML
5 2 (1.82%) XML
5 2 (1.82%) CSS
5 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.91%) WinForms
6 1 (0.91%) jQuery
6 1 (0.91%) WPF
6 1 (0.91%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.91%) JSON
6 1 (0.91%) JMS
6 1 (0.91%) ADSI
6 1 (0.91%) SOAP
6 1 (0.91%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) Client/Server
1 5 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.82%) NHS
2 2 (1.82%) Statistics
2 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.91%) Clustering
3 1 (0.91%) Handset
3 1 (0.91%) RIA
3 1 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.91%) PKI
3 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.91%) DTV
3 1 (0.91%) EPoS
3 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.45%) Windows
2 22 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (12.73%) Linux
4 13 (11.82%) Windows XP
4 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.91%) UNIX
6 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.64%) AIX
8 4 (3.64%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.64%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.73%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.73%) Solaris
10 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.82%) ITIL
2 11 (10.00%) Project Management
3 10 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.36%) PRINCE2
4 7 (6.36%) Service Management
5 6 (5.45%) OO
6 5 (4.55%) Critical Path Analysis
6 5 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 5 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (4.55%) CRM
6 5 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (3.64%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.64%) Software Testing
7 4 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.64%) MVC
8 3 (2.73%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (1.82%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (1.82%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) SQL
2 10 (9.09%) C#
3 6 (5.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.55%) VB
5 4 (3.64%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.64%) VB6
6 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.82%) XAML
8 1 (0.91%) X++
8 1 (0.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.36%) Degree
4 5 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.64%) MCITP
6 3 (2.73%) MCP
7 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.82%) ISEB
7 2 (1.82%) MCSA
7 2 (1.82%) MCTS
7 2 (1.82%) MCDST
8 1 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.91%) MCSE
8 1 (0.91%) HNC
8 1 (0.91%) HND
8 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) QA
2 4 (3.64%) SLA
3 1 (0.91%) GCP
3 1 (0.91%) P3O
System Software
1 38 (34.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.64%) XenServer
4 4 (3.64%) vSphere
5 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) SCOM
2 4 (3.64%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (3.64%) SCCM
3 2 (1.82%) WMI
3 2 (1.82%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.91%) WSUS
4 1 (0.91%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.91%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (10.00%) Oracle
2 10 (9.09%) VMware
3 9 (8.18%) HP
3 9 (8.18%) Cisco
4 7 (6.36%) Citrix
5 6 (5.45%) Serena
6 5 (4.55%) EMC
7 3 (2.73%) SAP
7 3 (2.73%) Dell
7 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.73%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.82%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.82%) NetApp
8 2 (1.82%) Symantec
8 2 (1.82%) Remedy
8 2 (1.82%) Cognos
9 1 (0.91%) Teradata
9 1 (0.91%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.91%) CA
9 1 (0.91%) 3PAR
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
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