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 1 July 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 17 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 32 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 6.52% 8.17% 12.79%
As % of the Vendors category 19.51% 21.47% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 16
Median daily rate £350 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £155 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 13
Median hourly rate £12.69 £47.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.28% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £20.70 £10.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £54.70 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
164 177 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 33.40% 38.06% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 100 52
Median daily rate £450 £396 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.56% +16.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £524 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 21
Median hourly rate £14.25 £47.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £18.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £56.50 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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 1 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 31 £338 -3.57% 19
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 23 (38.33%) Windows
1 23 (38.33%) MS Excel
1 23 (38.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (26.67%) VMware
3 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (18.33%) .NET
4 11 (18.33%) Web Services
5 10 (16.67%) ITIL
5 10 (16.67%) MS Office
5 10 (16.67%) SQL
5 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (15.00%) Java
6 9 (15.00%) CRM
7 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 8 (13.33%) Linux
7 8 (13.33%) SAP
7 8 (13.33%) Release Management
7 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
8 7 (11.67%) Service Design
8 7 (11.67%) Minimum Viable Product
8 7 (11.67%) ArchiMate
8 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (11.67%) Data Security
8 7 (11.67%) Web Design
8 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.67%) TOGAF
8 7 (11.67%) Oracle

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 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) JRun
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (38.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.67%) MS Office
3 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.67%) MS Project
4 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) DHCP
1 4 (6.67%) SAN
2 3 (5.00%) Skype
2 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) SMTP
4 1 (1.67%) Broadband
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
4 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.67%) Power BI
7 1 (1.67%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.67%) QlikView
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.33%) MSTest
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (8.33%) Advertising
3 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Local Government
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Architect
4 8 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (11.67%) Service Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Designer
6 4 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
1 11 (18.33%) Web Services
2 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.00%) WCF
3 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.33%) Middleware
3 2 (3.33%) REST
3 2 (3.33%) RESTful
3 2 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Minimum Viable Product
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) DataPower
4 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.00%) Unix
6 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.67%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) CRM
3 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (13.33%) Release Management
4 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.67%) ArchiMate
4 7 (11.67%) Data Security
4 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (11.67%) OO
4 7 (11.67%) Service Design
4 7 (11.67%) TOGAF
4 7 (11.67%) UML
4 7 (11.67%) Web Design
5 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.33%) ERP
6 5 (8.33%) Migration
6 5 (8.33%) Service Management
7 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 9 (15.00%) Java
3 5 (8.33%) C#
3 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) CCA
4 1 (1.67%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.67%) HNC
4 1 (1.67%) HND
4 1 (1.67%) MCP
4 1 (1.67%) MCSA
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) VCAP
4 1 (1.67%) VCDX
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (38.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.00%) vSphere
3 3 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (5.00%) EdgeSight
1 3 (5.00%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) VMware
2 8 (13.33%) SAP
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.00%) Cisco
4 6 (10.00%) Citrix
4 6 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (6.67%) Remedy
6 2 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) Adobe
7 1 (1.67%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.67%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.67%) NetApp
7 1 (1.67%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.67%) Software AG
7 1 (1.67%) Tableau
7 1 (1.67%) webMethods
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago