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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 17 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 36 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 8.78% 5.41% 10.61%
As % of the Vendors category 18.85% 14.15% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 26
Median daily rate £345 £450 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +35.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £538 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 7
Median hourly rate £11.49 £12.15 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -2.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.05 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £13.83 £17.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.70 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +8.27%

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
191 205 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 46.59% 38.25% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 87 83
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +10 29 £345 -23.33% 17
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 31 (41.89%) SQL Server
2 22 (29.73%) SQL
2 22 (29.73%) Windows
2 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
3 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (21.62%) ITIL
3 16 (21.62%) .NET
3 16 (21.62%) C#
4 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.57%) MS Office
5 12 (16.22%) VMware
6 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (13.51%) SCCM
7 10 (13.51%) Automated Testing
7 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
7 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
8 9 (12.16%) Web Services
9 8 (10.81%) NetApp
9 8 (10.81%) Advertising
9 8 (10.81%) WCF
10 7 (9.46%) Degree
10 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
10 7 (9.46%) MSTest
10 7 (9.46%) Entity Framework
10 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
10 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (8.11%) ETL
11 6 (8.11%) HNC

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 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.70%) CMS
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.35%) Confluence
5 1 (1.35%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Office
2 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.76%) MS Project
4 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Office 365
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) IaaS
4 2 (2.70%) PaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.70%) ADSL
2 2 (2.70%) Broadband
2 2 (2.70%) PBX
2 2 (2.70%) Skype
2 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) LAN
3 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.35%) VLAN
3 1 (1.35%) WAN
3 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.70%) Power BI
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.35%) Informix
7 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.35%) MS Access
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MSTest
1 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
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
3 1 (1.35%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.35%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.35%) YouTrack
General
1 8 (10.81%) Advertising
2 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Developer
2 13 (17.57%) Analyst
3 8 (10.81%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.11%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) ETL Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.41%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.41%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (4.05%) IT Support
7 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.05%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) .NET
2 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
3 9 (12.16%) Web Services
4 8 (10.81%) WCF
5 7 (9.46%) Entity Framework
6 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.05%) CSS
7 3 (4.05%) jQuery
7 3 (4.05%) XML
8 2 (2.70%) OOCSS
8 2 (2.70%) WPF
9 1 (1.35%) Ajax
9 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.35%) CSS3
9 1 (1.35%) HTML5
9 1 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.35%) RESTful
9 1 (1.35%) SOAP
9 1 (1.35%) WinForms
9 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) PMI
3 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.05%) Unix
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.70%) Linux
7 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.35%) AIX
8 1 (1.35%) Android
8 1 (1.35%) Gentoo
8 1 (1.35%) HPUX
8 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) ITIL
2 10 (13.51%) Automated Testing
3 6 (8.11%) ETL
3 6 (8.11%) Migration
3 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2
3 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
4 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.76%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.41%) CRM
5 4 (5.41%) Project Management
5 4 (5.41%) Scrum
6 3 (4.05%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL V2
6 3 (4.05%) Service Management
6 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.70%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) SQL
2 16 (21.62%) C#
3 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.76%) Java
5 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.70%) VB
6 2 (2.70%) VBA
7 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.35%) Korn
7 1 (1.35%) VB6
7 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
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.70%) ISEB
5 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.70%) MCSA
5 2 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.35%) CISSP
6 1 (1.35%) MCITP
6 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.35%) ISO27002
System Software
1 22 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) SCCM
2 2 (2.70%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) 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%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.35%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.35%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.35%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.35%) QNX
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Remedy
5 1 (1.35%) Telerik