Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Microsoft
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 8 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 83 89 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 11.48% 11.82% 6.23%
As % of the Vendors category 25.62% 27.81% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 56 35
Nottingham median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £213 £205 £152
90th Percentile £545 £538 £465
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £375 £363 £331
% change year-on-year +3.45% +9.43% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 10
Nottingham median hourly rate £11.65 £10.71 £11.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.73% -6.34% -12.02%
10th Percentile £9.36 £9.00 £9.85
90th Percentile £17.28 £14.16 £16.73
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £10.71 £11.44
% change year-on-year +14.12% -6.34% -15.28%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Nottingham.

All Vendors
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 324 320 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 44.81% 42.50% 42.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 194 198
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £236
90th Percentile £536 £538 £625
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 17
Nottingham median hourly rate £12.23 £10.68 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.52% -26.38% +3.57%
10th Percentile £9.40 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £17.58 £21.13 £18.30
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £10.71 £14.50
% change year-on-year +14.12% -26.12% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottingham.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Nottingham

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Nottingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Nottingham

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Nottingham over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Nottingham

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft in Nottingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 34 (40.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.71%) .NET
3 23 (27.71%) Active Directory
4 22 (26.51%) Windows
5 21 (25.30%) SQL
6 20 (24.10%) C#
7 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
8 17 (20.48%) TDD
9 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
10 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
11 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
11 14 (16.87%) Office 365
11 14 (16.87%) Relational Database
12 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET
12 13 (15.66%) Oracle
13 12 (14.46%) Scrum
13 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (14.46%) Node.js
13 12 (14.46%) DevOps
14 11 (13.25%) Docker
14 11 (13.25%) Degree
14 11 (13.25%) MVC
14 11 (13.25%) Finance
14 11 (13.25%) HTML
14 11 (13.25%) ITIL
14 11 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 34 (40.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (16.87%) Office 365
3 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (9.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.82%) OpenShift
6 3 (3.61%) Tricentis Tosca
7 2 (2.41%) PaaS
8 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) FTP
1 6 (7.23%) HTTP
1 6 (7.23%) HTTPS
1 6 (7.23%) SSL
1 6 (7.23%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.82%) VPN
3 3 (3.61%) Firewall
3 3 (3.61%) LAN
3 3 (3.61%) VLAN
3 3 (3.61%) WAN
4 2 (2.41%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.41%) SAN
4 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.41%) VoIP
5 1 (1.20%) DHCP
5 1 (1.20%) DNS
5 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.20%) Skype
5 1 (1.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.87%) Relational Database
3 11 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.84%) Power BI
5 7 (8.43%) Redis
6 6 (7.23%) Qlik Sense
7 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (3.61%) QlikView
9 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.20%) Spotfire
11 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (6.02%) Subversion
4 4 (4.82%) Bitbucket
4 4 (4.82%) Selenium
5 3 (3.61%) Artifactory
5 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.61%) HP UFT
5 3 (3.61%) Maven
5 3 (3.61%) NUnit
5 3 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.20%) FishEye
6 1 (1.20%) Moq
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Back Office
3 3 (3.61%) Games
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing
3 3 (3.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Developer
2 13 (15.66%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.25%) Analyst
4 5 (6.02%) Administrator
4 5 (6.02%) Lead DevOps
4 5 (6.02%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (4.82%) C# Developer
6 3 (3.61%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) IT Support
6 3 (3.61%) Office 365 Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Office 365 Project Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.61%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (3.61%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.41%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (2.41%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.71%) .NET
2 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET
3 12 (14.46%) Node.js
4 11 (13.25%) HTML
5 10 (12.05%) AngularJS
5 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (9.64%) React
7 8 (9.64%) REST
8 7 (8.43%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (7.23%) LDAP
9 6 (7.23%) SAML
10 5 (6.02%) Spring
11 4 (4.82%) Web Services
12 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.61%) CSS
12 3 (3.61%) jQuery
12 3 (3.61%) RESTful
12 3 (3.61%) XML
13 2 (2.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.02%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.61%) Clustering
5 2 (2.41%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) NHS
5 2 (2.41%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.20%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Windows
2 7 (8.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.82%) Linux
6 3 (3.61%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.41%) Unix
7 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.20%) Android
8 1 (1.20%) CentOS
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.48%) TDD
3 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
4 12 (14.46%) DevOps
4 12 (14.46%) Scrum
5 11 (13.25%) ITIL
5 11 (13.25%) MVC
6 10 (12.05%) Microservices
6 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing
7 8 (9.64%) Migration
7 8 (9.64%) SOA
7 8 (9.64%) SOLID
8 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.43%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 7 (8.43%) OWASP
9 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.23%) Project Management
9 6 (7.23%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.02%) Pair Programming
10 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) SQL
2 20 (24.10%) C#
3 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
4 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.43%) Java
6 6 (7.23%) Python
7 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.61%) Perl
8 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.41%) C
10 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Degree
2 7 (8.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (8.43%) Master's Degree
3 4 (4.82%) MCSE
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) CCNA
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.20%) CISSP
5 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.20%) MCITP
5 1 (1.20%) MCTS
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) PMO
3 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (27.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.25%) Docker
3 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) Kubernetes
2 8 (9.64%) Ansible
2 8 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (9.64%) Puppet
3 6 (7.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (6.02%) SCOM
5 4 (4.82%) SCCM
6 3 (3.61%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (3.61%) OpenView
6 3 (3.61%) Rancher
6 3 (3.61%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.41%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Oracle
2 8 (9.64%) Google
3 7 (8.43%) Cisco
4 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.02%) Remedy
5 4 (4.82%) HP
6 3 (3.61%) Tableau
7 2 (2.41%) Alteryx
7 2 (2.41%) Apple
7 2 (2.41%) Dell
7 2 (2.41%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.41%) Mitel
7 2 (2.41%) Red Box
7 2 (2.41%) Veeam
8 1 (1.20%) Citrix
8 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.20%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.20%) Sun
8 1 (1.20%) VMware
8 1 (1.20%) WatchGuard