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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 45 50 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 9.43% 13.89% 15.71%
As % of the Vendors category 23.20% 33.78% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 11
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £513 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 12
Average hourly rate £34.75 £16.25 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.84% +41.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £11.99 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £20.81 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.85%
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
194 148 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 40.67% 41.11% 47.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 56 58
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £162 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £485 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.50 £25.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.13% -42.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -1 40 £350 +1.44% 20
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 26 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 24 (26.37%) Windows
3 21 (23.08%) SQL
4 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (19.78%) .NET
6 17 (18.68%) Finance
7 16 (17.58%) Active Directory
8 15 (16.48%) Windows 7
9 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (15.38%) MS Office
9 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 13 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 12 (13.19%) C#
12 11 (12.09%) Citrix
12 11 (12.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (12.09%) SCCM
12 11 (12.09%) Degree
13 10 (10.99%) Project Management
13 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET
13 10 (10.99%) DNS
13 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (9.89%) Windows XP
14 9 (9.89%) PRINCE2
14 9 (9.89%) VMware
15 8 (8.79%) ITIL
15 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
15 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (7.69%) Data Modelling
16 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.40%) Lync
3 4 (4.40%) IIS
4 3 (3.30%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.30%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.30%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (3.30%) Moodle
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Office
1 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.40%) MS Project
3 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.20%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) DNS
2 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.59%) Internet
3 6 (6.59%) Firewall
4 5 (5.49%) DMZ
4 5 (5.49%) SAN
4 5 (5.49%) WAN
5 4 (4.40%) VLAN
5 4 (4.40%) SSL
6 3 (3.30%) Wireless
6 3 (3.30%) PBX
6 3 (3.30%) VoIP
6 3 (3.30%) DHCP
6 3 (3.30%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.20%) LAN
8 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.10%) APPN
8 1 (1.10%) LDAP
8 1 (1.10%) VPN
8 1 (1.10%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.20%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (2.20%) OLAP
7 1 (1.10%) DB2
7 1 (1.10%) MySQL
7 1 (1.10%) MS Access
7 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.30%) Selenium
2 3 (3.30%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.30%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.20%) GitLab
4 1 (1.10%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.10%) MSTest
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Back Office
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Analyst
2 19 (20.88%) Developer
3 8 (8.79%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (6.59%) Data Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Documentation Specialist
6 4 (4.40%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Consultant
7 3 (3.30%) Administrator
7 3 (3.30%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Author
7 3 (3.30%) Technical Author
7 3 (3.30%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.78%) .NET
2 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.49%) Web Services
3 5 (5.49%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.40%) CSS
4 4 (4.40%) HTML
5 3 (3.30%) WCF
5 3 (3.30%) HTML5
5 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.20%) jQuery
6 2 (2.20%) WPF
6 2 (2.20%) LINQ
6 2 (2.20%) MDX
7 1 (1.10%) APPC
7 1 (1.10%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.10%) XML
7 1 (1.10%) ADSI
7 1 (1.10%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.40%) Replication
2 3 (3.30%) NHS
3 2 (2.20%) User Experience
3 2 (2.20%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.20%) Physics
3 2 (2.20%) Clustering
3 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) AS400
4 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.10%) Tandem
4 1 (1.10%) PKI
4 1 (1.10%) iSeries
4 1 (1.10%) iPad
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.37%) Windows
2 15 (16.48%) Windows 7
3 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (9.89%) Windows XP
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.49%) UNIX
6 5 (5.49%) Windows Vista
7 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.30%) Linux
9 2 (2.20%) AIX
10 1 (1.10%) Solaris
10 1 (1.10%) SUSE
10 1 (1.10%) i5/OS
10 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (10.99%) Project Management
3 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (9.89%) PRINCE2
4 8 (8.79%) ITIL
5 7 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 7 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (6.59%) Migration
7 5 (5.49%) Usability Testing
7 5 (5.49%) Security Patching
8 4 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.40%) MVC
9 3 (3.30%) ETL
9 3 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.30%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.30%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.30%) BDD
9 3 (3.30%) Line Management
10 2 (2.20%) SDLC
10 2 (2.20%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.08%) SQL
2 12 (13.19%) C#
3 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.40%) Ruby
5 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.20%) C
5 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.10%) RPG
6 1 (1.10%) Java
6 1 (1.10%) C++
6 1 (1.10%) COBOL
6 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Degree
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) MCSE
5 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.30%) MCITP
5 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.20%) MCSA
7 1 (1.10%) ISEB
7 1 (1.10%) IBM Certification
7 1 (1.10%) MCP
7 1 (1.10%) MCT
7 1 (1.10%) MCPD
7 1 (1.10%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.30%) XenServer
4 2 (2.20%) XenApp
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.10%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) SCCM
2 5 (5.49%) WSUS
3 3 (3.30%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.10%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (1.10%) SCOM
4 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) Citrix
2 9 (9.89%) VMware
3 6 (6.59%) Cisco
4 5 (5.49%) Sophos
4 5 (5.49%) Oracle
5 3 (3.30%) Lotus
6 1 (1.10%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.10%) McAfee
6 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) Sun
6 1 (1.10%) EMC
6 1 (1.10%) Juniper
6 1 (1.10%) Serena
6 1 (1.10%) Telerik
6 1 (1.10%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.10%) Percona
6 1 (1.10%) F5
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Vivid Resourcing Ltd
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Posted: Yesterday
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000 - £13000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago