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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 46 44 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 11.53% 13.97% 15.43%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 31.88% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 22
Average daily rate
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£323 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £246 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £300 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £9.45 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £15.84 £12.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
184 138 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 46.12% 43.81% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 60 58
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 19
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £18.88 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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
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 January 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 -3 36 £335 +11.66% 32
Worksop - - - -
Mansfield - - - - 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 35 (33.65%) Windows
2 29 (27.88%) MS Excel
3 27 (25.96%) MS Office
4 26 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 19 (18.27%) .NET
6 16 (15.38%) SQL
6 16 (15.38%) Finance
7 14 (13.46%) Windows 7
8 13 (12.50%) Internet
9 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
9 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET
9 12 (11.54%) Linux
10 11 (10.58%) UNIX
10 11 (10.58%) C#
10 11 (10.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
11 10 (9.62%) ITIL
11 10 (9.62%) Oracle
11 10 (9.62%) Windows XP
11 10 (9.62%) Project Management
12 9 (8.65%) TCP/IP
12 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (7.69%) Lync
13 8 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
13 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (7.69%) MS Project
13 8 (7.69%) T-SQL
14 7 (6.73%) PRINCE2

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (7.69%) Lync
2 5 (4.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.81%) IIS
3 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.85%) MTS
3 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.96%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.96%) Kentico
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (27.88%) MS Excel
2 27 (25.96%) MS Office
3 8 (7.69%) MS Project
4 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.50%) Internet
2 9 (8.65%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.81%) ADSL
3 5 (4.81%) Broadband
4 3 (2.88%) Firewall
4 3 (2.88%) DNS
5 2 (1.92%) FCoE
5 2 (1.92%) SNMP
5 2 (1.92%) DHCP
6 1 (0.96%) VLAN
6 1 (0.96%) LDAP
6 1 (0.96%) GSM
6 1 (0.96%) LAN
6 1 (0.96%) PBX
6 1 (0.96%) WAN
6 1 (0.96%) Intranet
6 1 (0.96%) OSPF
6 1 (0.96%) FTP
6 1 (0.96%) HTTP
6 1 (0.96%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.96%) WebFOCUS
7 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.96%) MS Access
7 1 (0.96%) DB2
7 1 (0.96%) OLAP
7 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.96%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.96%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.88%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.96%) Introscope
3 1 (0.96%) JMeter
3 1 (0.96%) MSTest
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Advertising
3 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.92%) Retail
3 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.96%) Electronics
4 1 (0.96%) Front Office
4 1 (0.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) Games
4 1 (0.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Local Government
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (30.77%) Analyst
2 18 (17.31%) Developer
3 10 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (8.65%) .NET Developer
5 8 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Administrator
9 3 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.88%) Configuration Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Architect
9 3 (2.88%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.27%) .NET
2 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.85%) COM
3 4 (3.85%) Web Services
3 4 (3.85%) WCF
4 2 (1.92%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (1.92%) HTML
4 2 (1.92%) XML
4 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.92%) jQuery
4 2 (1.92%) MDX
5 1 (0.96%) WinForms
5 1 (0.96%) WPF
5 1 (0.96%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.96%) JSON
5 1 (0.96%) JMS
5 1 (0.96%) ADSI
5 1 (0.96%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.96%) CSS
5 1 (0.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.88%) NHS
2 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) AS400
4 1 (0.96%) Clustering
4 1 (0.96%) Handset
4 1 (0.96%) RIA
4 1 (0.96%) PKI
4 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.96%) EPoS
4 1 (0.96%) DTV
4 1 (0.96%) iSeries
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.65%) Windows
2 14 (13.46%) Windows 7
3 12 (11.54%) Linux
4 11 (10.58%) UNIX
5 10 (9.62%) Windows XP
6 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.81%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.85%) AIX
9 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.88%) Solaris
10 2 (1.92%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.96%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.62%) ITIL
1 10 (9.62%) Project Management
2 8 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (6.73%) PRINCE2
4 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (5.77%) OO
4 6 (5.77%) Service Management
5 5 (4.81%) Critical Path Analysis
5 5 (4.81%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (4.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.85%) MVC
7 3 (2.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (2.88%) Software Testing
7 3 (2.88%) CRM
7 3 (2.88%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.88%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (1.92%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.38%) SQL
2 11 (10.58%) C#
3 8 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.81%) VB
5 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.85%) VB6
6 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.92%) Java
7 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.92%) XAML
8 1 (0.96%) X++
8 1 (0.96%) COBOL
8 1 (0.96%) C
8 1 (0.96%) RPG
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (5.77%) Degree
4 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.96%) MCITP
5 1 (0.96%) MCSE
5 1 (0.96%) MCSA
5 1 (0.96%) MCT
5 1 (0.96%) HNC
5 1 (0.96%) HND
5 1 (0.96%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.96%) ISEB
5 1 (0.96%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 4 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) GCP
3 1 (0.96%) P3O
System Software
1 26 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.85%) vSphere
2 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.88%) XenServer
4 1 (0.96%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.96%) XenApp
4 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) SCOM
2 4 (3.85%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.88%) SCCM
4 2 (1.92%) WMI
4 2 (1.92%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.96%) WSUS
5 1 (0.96%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.96%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.96%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (9.62%) Oracle
2 7 (6.73%) Citrix
3 5 (4.81%) Cisco
3 5 (4.81%) EMC
4 4 (3.85%) HP
4 4 (3.85%) VMware
4 4 (3.85%) Serena
5 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.92%) Remedy
6 2 (1.92%) Dell
6 2 (1.92%) SAP
6 2 (1.92%) Cognos
7 1 (0.96%) Teradata
7 1 (0.96%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.96%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.96%) CA
7 1 (0.96%) IBM
7 1 (0.96%) McAfee
7 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
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