The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 63 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 16.98% 12.64% 10.58%
As % of the Vendors category 39.38% 25.70% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 18
Average daily rate £343 £303 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.22% +7.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £229 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £360 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 1
Average hourly rate £13.13 £11.36 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.58% -35.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Vendors Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
160 179 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 43.13% 49.18% 39.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 76 62
Average daily rate £378 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £235 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 1
Average hourly rate £14.25 £27.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Microsoft
East Midlands

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +5 49 £350 +7.69% 9
Mansfield - 1 £180 -
Sutton-in-Ashfield - - - -
Worksop - - - - 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 54 (50.94%) Windows
2 37 (34.91%) Active Directory
3 32 (30.19%) .NET
4 31 (29.25%) MS Office
5 27 (25.47%) SQL
5 27 (25.47%) Windows XP
6 23 (21.70%) C#
7 21 (19.81%) Windows 7
8 19 (17.92%) VMware
8 19 (17.92%) MS Exchange
9 18 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (16.98%) ITIL
9 18 (16.98%) MS Excel
10 16 (15.09%) Citrix
11 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET
11 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (13.21%) HP
12 14 (13.21%) Cisco
12 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (12.26%) MVC
13 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
14 12 (11.32%) XML
14 12 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (10.38%) TCP/IP
15 11 (10.38%) SAN
16 10 (9.43%) OO
16 10 (9.43%) JavaScript
16 10 (9.43%) Migration
16 10 (9.43%) jQuery

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (17.92%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (5.66%) Lync
6 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.94%) IIS
8 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (29.25%) MS Office
2 18 (16.98%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.83%) MS Project
4 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.94%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.94%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.94%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.94%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) TCP/IP
1 11 (10.38%) SAN
2 9 (8.49%) Firewall
3 7 (6.60%) Internet
4 5 (4.72%) LAN
5 4 (3.77%) WAN
5 4 (3.77%) DHCP
5 4 (3.77%) Wireless
5 4 (3.77%) DNS
6 3 (2.83%) VLAN
7 2 (1.89%) Intranet
7 2 (1.89%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.94%) SMTP
8 1 (0.94%) VoIP
8 1 (0.94%) Broadband
8 1 (0.94%) ISDN
8 1 (0.94%) Network Security
8 1 (0.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.89%) MySQL
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.94%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (6.60%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Back Office
2 2 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (0.94%) Local Government
3 1 (0.94%) Marketing
3 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.94%) Legal
3 1 (0.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (22.64%) Developer
2 22 (20.75%) Support Engineer
3 18 (16.98%) .NET Developer
4 16 (15.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (13.21%) Analyst
5 14 (13.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.49%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.60%) IT Support
7 7 (6.60%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.83%) Administrator
11 3 (2.83%) Service Analyst
11 3 (2.83%) Project Planner
11 3 (2.83%) Architect
11 3 (2.83%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.19%) .NET
2 15 (14.15%) ASP.NET
3 12 (11.32%) XML
4 10 (9.43%) jQuery
4 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (8.49%) .NET Framework
6 8 (7.55%) WCF
6 8 (7.55%) WPF
6 8 (7.55%) Ajax
7 7 (6.60%) HTML
8 6 (5.66%) WinForms
8 6 (5.66%) CSS
8 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (4.72%) Silverlight
9 5 (4.72%) Web Services
10 4 (3.77%) XSD
10 4 (3.77%) XSLT
10 4 (3.77%) .NET Remoting
10 4 (3.77%) WF
10 4 (3.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.83%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.89%) iPad
3 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.89%) Replication
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.94%) Online Gambling
4 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.94%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (0.94%) NHS
4 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 54 (50.94%) Windows
2 27 (25.47%) Windows XP
3 21 (19.81%) Windows 7
4 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.55%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.77%) Android
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.83%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.89%) UNIX
9 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.89%) Linux
10 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) ITIL
2 13 (12.26%) MVC
3 10 (9.43%) OO
3 10 (9.43%) Migration
4 9 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.60%) Unit Testing
6 5 (4.72%) TDD
6 5 (4.72%) Logistics
6 5 (4.72%) Software Engineering
6 5 (4.72%) OOP
7 4 (3.77%) CRM
7 4 (3.77%) Workflow
7 4 (3.77%) Business Analysis
7 4 (3.77%) System Testing
7 4 (3.77%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.77%) MVVM
7 4 (3.77%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (2.83%) Multithreading
8 3 (2.83%) Scrum
8 3 (2.83%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.47%) SQL
2 23 (21.70%) C#
3 10 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.72%) VB
5 4 (3.77%) XPath
5 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.83%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.89%) VB6
7 2 (1.89%) X++
8 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.55%) MCITP
3 7 (6.60%) MCSE
4 5 (4.72%) MCSA
4 5 (4.72%) MCP
4 5 (4.72%) MCDST
4 5 (4.72%) MCTS
5 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.89%) HNC
5 2 (1.89%) HND
5 2 (1.89%) Degree
6 1 (0.94%) CCEE
6 1 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) TickIT
3 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (34.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.60%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.83%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.89%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.83%) SCCM
3 2 (1.89%) SCOM
4 1 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.94%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) VMware
2 16 (15.09%) Citrix
3 14 (13.21%) Cisco
3 14 (13.21%) HP
4 7 (6.60%) Dell
5 5 (4.72%) SAP
6 3 (2.83%) Remedy
6 3 (2.83%) Primavera
7 2 (1.89%) Telerik
7 2 (1.89%) Kaspersky
7 2 (1.89%) Veeam
7 2 (1.89%) Juniper
7 2 (1.89%) NetApp
8 1 (0.94%) Apple
8 1 (0.94%) Symantec
8 1 (0.94%) IBM
8 1 (0.94%) RightFax
8 1 (0.94%) Capita
8 1 (0.94%) AppSense
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