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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 45 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 10.82% 17.83% 12.26%
As % of the Vendors category 24.06% 41.48% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 18
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£331 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £149 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.38 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +30.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £9.70 £8.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.51 £14.00 £12.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
187 135 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 44.95% 42.99% 39.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 48 64
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £191 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £432 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £10.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £9.60 £8.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -9 38 £350 +16.66% 31
Worksop - - - - 1
Mansfield - - - - 3
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 38 (35.19%) Windows
2 27 (25.00%) MS Office
3 26 (24.07%) MS Excel
3 26 (24.07%) Active Directory
4 19 (17.59%) .NET
4 19 (17.59%) SQL Server
4 19 (17.59%) Windows 7
5 18 (16.67%) SQL
6 15 (13.89%) Windows XP
7 14 (12.96%) Finance
8 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 12 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (11.11%) UNIX
9 12 (11.11%) C#
9 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 12 (11.11%) Linux
9 12 (11.11%) Internet
10 11 (10.19%) Oracle
11 10 (9.26%) MS Exchange
11 10 (9.26%) Project Management
11 10 (9.26%) SC Cleared
12 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (8.33%) Citrix
12 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
12 9 (8.33%) T-SQL
13 8 (7.41%) MS Project
13 8 (7.41%) ITIL
13 8 (7.41%) PRINCE2

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 10 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.41%) Lync
4 5 (4.63%) IIS
5 4 (3.70%) MTS
6 3 (2.78%) Moodle
6 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.85%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.85%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.93%) Apache
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.93%) Kentico
8 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (25.00%) MS Office
2 26 (24.07%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.41%) MS Project
4 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) Internet
2 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.41%) DNS
4 6 (5.56%) ADSL
4 6 (5.56%) Broadband
4 6 (5.56%) Firewall
5 5 (4.63%) DMZ
6 4 (3.70%) SSL
7 2 (1.85%) SNMP
7 2 (1.85%) DHCP
7 2 (1.85%) Wireless
7 2 (1.85%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.85%) FCoE
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.93%) VLAN
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.93%) OSPF
8 1 (0.93%) APPN
8 1 (0.93%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.93%) WebFOCUS
8 1 (0.93%) DB2
8 1 (0.93%) OLAP
8 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.93%) MS Access
8 1 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.85%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.93%) MSTest
3 1 (0.93%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (12.96%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Advertising
3 4 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Front Office
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Analyst
2 19 (17.59%) Developer
3 8 (7.41%) Data Analyst
3 8 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 7 (6.48%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (3.70%) Architect
6 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 4 (3.70%) Consultant
6 4 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 4 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (2.78%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) Administrator
7 3 (2.78%) Support Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) Technical Support
7 3 (2.78%) Support Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.59%) .NET
2 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.70%) COM
3 4 (3.70%) CSS
3 4 (3.70%) Web Services
3 4 (3.70%) WCF
4 2 (1.85%) HTML
4 2 (1.85%) MDX
4 2 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.85%) XML
4 2 (1.85%) jQuery
4 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.85%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.93%) ADSI
5 1 (0.93%) APPC
5 1 (0.93%) WinForms
5 1 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.78%) NHS
1 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
1 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.93%) iSeries
3 1 (0.93%) EPoS
3 1 (0.93%) DTV
3 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.93%) AS400
3 1 (0.93%) Replication
3 1 (0.93%) Clustering
3 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.19%) Windows
2 19 (17.59%) Windows 7
3 15 (13.89%) Windows XP
4 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.11%) UNIX
5 12 (11.11%) Linux
6 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.56%) Windows Vista
7 6 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.70%) AIX
9 3 (2.78%) Solaris
9 3 (2.78%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.93%) i5/OS
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.26%) Project Management
2 8 (7.41%) ITIL
2 8 (7.41%) PRINCE2
2 8 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (5.56%) OO
4 6 (5.56%) Service Management
5 5 (4.63%) MVC
5 5 (4.63%) Critical Path Analysis
5 5 (4.63%) Business Analysis
5 5 (4.63%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.78%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (2.78%) CRM
7 3 (2.78%) Migration
7 3 (2.78%) Software Testing
8 2 (1.85%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.67%) SQL
2 12 (11.11%) C#
3 9 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.63%) VB
6 4 (3.70%) VB6
7 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.85%) XAML
7 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) COBOL
8 1 (0.93%) Java
8 1 (0.93%) RPG
8 1 (0.93%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.56%) Degree
5 4 (3.70%) VCP4
6 2 (1.85%) ISEB
6 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.93%) MCSE
7 1 (0.93%) MCSA
7 1 (0.93%) MCT
7 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.93%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.93%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) P3O
System Software
1 26 (24.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.63%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.63%) XenServer
2 5 (4.63%) vSphere
3 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.85%) XenApp
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.93%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) SCCM
2 6 (5.56%) WSUS
3 4 (3.70%) SCOM
3 4 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.78%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.85%) WMI
5 2 (1.85%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.93%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Oracle
2 9 (8.33%) Citrix
3 8 (7.41%) Cisco
4 6 (5.56%) EMC
4 6 (5.56%) VMware
5 5 (4.63%) Sophos
6 3 (2.78%) Serena
6 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.78%) HP
7 2 (1.85%) Dell
7 2 (1.85%) Lotus
7 2 (1.85%) Remedy
7 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.93%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.93%) F5
8 1 (0.93%) Dell KACE
8 1 (0.93%) McAfee
8 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.93%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.93%) Teradata
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