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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 12 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 37 37 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 9.66% 8.11% 11.99%
As % of the Vendors category 19.37% 19.07% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 22
Median daily rate £325 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £194 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £493 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Median hourly rate £12.23 £11.73 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.26% -8.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%

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
191 194 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 49.87% 42.54% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 99 86
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 14
Median hourly rate £19.88 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.96% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £24.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +3 30 £325 -7.14% 15
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 30 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.38%) SQL
3 20 (27.03%) Windows
3 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
3 20 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (21.62%) ITIL
5 15 (20.27%) .NET
5 15 (20.27%) C#
6 13 (17.57%) VMware
7 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
7 12 (16.22%) MS Office
7 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
8 10 (13.51%) Automated Testing
8 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (12.16%) SCCM
9 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
9 9 (12.16%) Web Services
9 9 (12.16%) Advertising
10 8 (10.81%) NetApp
10 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
10 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (10.81%) WCF
10 8 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (10.81%) MSTest
10 8 (10.81%) Entity Framework
11 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (9.46%) Degree

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.41%) CMS
4 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.35%) Confluence
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
1 12 (16.22%) MS Office
2 8 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.76%) MS Project
4 3 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.76%) Office 365
3 3 (4.05%) IaaS
4 2 (2.70%) PaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) ADSL
1 2 (2.70%) Broadband
1 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.35%) LAN
2 1 (1.35%) PBX
2 1 (1.35%) Skype
2 1 (1.35%) VLAN
2 1 (1.35%) WAN
2 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.05%) Power BI
7 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.35%) Informix
9 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.35%) MS Access
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.35%) QlikView
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MSTest
1 8 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) Bower
2 2 (2.70%) gulp
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (12.16%) Advertising
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.76%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (5.41%) ETL Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Support
7 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.41%) SQL BI Developer
7 4 (5.41%) SSAS Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Coordinator
8 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
2 9 (12.16%) Web Services
3 8 (10.81%) Entity Framework
3 8 (10.81%) WCF
4 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.41%) jQuery
6 3 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.70%) RequireJS
7 2 (2.70%) XML
8 1 (1.35%) Ajax
8 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.35%) CSS
8 1 (1.35%) JSON
8 1 (1.35%) JSTL
8 1 (1.35%) MDX
8 1 (1.35%) OOCSS
8 1 (1.35%) WPF
8 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.35%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.35%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Windows
2 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.05%) Unix
6 2 (2.70%) Linux
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.35%) AIX
7 1 (1.35%) Gentoo
7 1 (1.35%) HPUX
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (21.62%) ITIL
3 10 (13.51%) Automated Testing
4 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.11%) ETL
5 6 (8.11%) Migration
5 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.76%) Project Management
7 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.05%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.05%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (4.05%) ITIL V2
8 3 (4.05%) MVC
8 3 (4.05%) Regression Testing
8 3 (4.05%) Scrum
8 3 (4.05%) Service Management
8 3 (4.05%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) SQL
2 15 (20.27%) C#
3 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.76%) Java
5 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.70%) VBA
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) Korn
8 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.35%) VB
8 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) HNC
2 6 (8.11%) HND
3 5 (6.76%) MCP
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.05%) MCSA
4 3 (4.05%) MCSE
5 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.35%) CISSP
6 1 (1.35%) ISEB
6 1 (1.35%) MCITP
6 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.35%) ISO27002
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Firmware
3 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) SCCM
2 2 (2.70%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) VMware
2 8 (10.81%) NetApp
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco
4 2 (2.70%) EMC
4 2 (2.70%) HP
4 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.35%) Citrix
5 1 (1.35%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.35%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Intel
5 1 (1.35%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.35%) QNX
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Remedy
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Veeam
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