Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 17 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 98 61 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 10.89% 7.99% 7.44%
As % of the Vendors category 28.00% 19.49% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 37 25
Nottingham median daily rate £388 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% +4.62% -16.13%
10th Percentile £280 £223 £192
90th Percentile £550 £445 £508
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £388 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +13.97% +4.62% -16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 14
Nottingham median hourly rate £10.68 £12.23 £12.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.68% +0.62% -2.80%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.67 £10.58
90th Percentile £15.51 £12.90 £14.82
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £10.68 £11.98 £12.15
% change year-on-year -10.86% -1.44% -4.71%

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 350 313 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 38.89% 41.02% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 158 184
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £258 £263 £232
90th Percentile £525 £538 £495
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 28
Nottingham median hourly rate £12.50 £12.28 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.83% -1.80% -3.85%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.30 £9.55
90th Percentile £16.64 £20.96 £20.15
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.30
% change year-on-year -3.85% +5.69% -7.17%

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 21 February 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

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Nottingham over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 41 (41.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (30.61%) Windows
3 24 (24.49%) Active Directory
3 24 (24.49%) VMware
4 22 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (19.39%) SQL Server
5 19 (19.39%) Office 365
6 17 (17.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (16.33%) Finance
8 15 (15.31%) Migration
8 15 (15.31%) DevOps
8 15 (15.31%) Windows Server
9 14 (14.29%) Linux
9 14 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (13.27%) PaaS
10 13 (13.27%) Windows 7
10 13 (13.27%) SQL
10 13 (13.27%) Citrix
11 12 (12.24%) ITIL
12 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
12 11 (11.22%) Hyper-V
13 10 (10.20%) TeamCity
13 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
13 10 (10.20%) Information Security
13 10 (10.20%) Computer Science
14 9 (9.18%) Degree
14 9 (9.18%) C#
14 9 (9.18%) .NET
14 9 (9.18%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (9.18%) Jenkins

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 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.10%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.04%) CMS
2 2 (2.04%) Confluence
2 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.04%) JBoss
2 2 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.02%) Apache
3 1 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.02%) Content Management Server
3 1 (1.02%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.02%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.02%) IIS
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 41 (41.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (19.39%) Office 365
3 13 (13.27%) PaaS
4 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (6.12%) IaaS
5 6 (6.12%) SaaS
6 3 (3.06%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (3.06%) GitHub
7 2 (2.04%) iPaaS
7 2 (2.04%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) Firewall
2 5 (5.10%) SAN
2 5 (5.10%) VPN
3 4 (4.08%) DNS
3 4 (4.08%) WAN
4 3 (3.06%) Internet
4 3 (3.06%) LAN
4 3 (3.06%) NAS
4 3 (3.06%) Network Security
4 3 (3.06%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.06%) VLAN
5 2 (2.04%) ADSL
5 2 (2.04%) Broadband
5 2 (2.04%) Converged Networks
5 2 (2.04%) DHCP
5 2 (2.04%) Skype
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.02%) Intranet
6 1 (1.02%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.06%) Power BI
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.04%) DB2
6 2 (2.04%) MySQL
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) TeamCity
2 9 (9.18%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.18%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (8.16%) Subversion
4 7 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 7 (7.14%) FishEye
5 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.06%) JIRA
7 2 (2.04%) NuGet
8 1 (1.02%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.02%) YouTrack
General
1 16 (16.33%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Local Government
3 5 (5.10%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.08%) Marketing
5 3 (3.06%) Electronics
5 3 (3.06%) German Language
5 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.04%) Publishing
7 1 (1.02%) Back Office
7 1 (1.02%) French Language
7 1 (1.02%) Legal
7 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (22.45%) Architect
2 17 (17.35%) Analyst
3 11 (11.22%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) Azure Architect
5 8 (8.16%) Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.12%) Consultant
8 5 (5.10%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Administrator
8 5 (5.10%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Security Architect
8 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Manager
9 4 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (4.08%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
9 4 (4.08%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Wintel Administrator
9 4 (4.08%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) .NET
2 8 (8.16%) Web Services
3 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.08%) WCF
6 3 (3.06%) Middleware
6 3 (3.06%) RESTful
7 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (2.04%) CSS
7 2 (2.04%) HTML
8 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.02%) EDI
8 1 (1.02%) jQuery
8 1 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.02%) Sass
8 1 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.02%) WebSockets
8 1 (1.02%) WinForms
8 1 (1.02%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.16%) Life Science
3 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.08%) NHS
5 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.06%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.06%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.02%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.61%) Windows
2 17 (17.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (15.31%) Windows Server
4 14 (14.29%) Linux
4 14 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (13.27%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.14%) CentOS
6 7 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.12%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.06%) Unix
9 2 (2.04%) AIX
9 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.02%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.31%) DevOps
2 15 (15.31%) Migration
3 12 (12.24%) ITIL
4 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
5 10 (10.20%) Information Security
6 8 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.16%) Project Management
7 7 (7.14%) MVC
7 7 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.12%) Change Management
8 6 (6.12%) Email Migration
8 6 (6.12%) Security Architecture
9 5 (5.10%) CRM
9 5 (5.10%) ERP
9 5 (5.10%) Programme Management
9 5 (5.10%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.27%) SQL
2 9 (9.18%) C#
3 7 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.02%) ABAP
6 1 (1.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.18%) Degree
3 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.12%) CISSP
4 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (5.10%) MCSE
5 5 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.06%) MCSA
6 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.04%) CCNA
7 2 (2.04%) MCP
7 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.02%) CCIE
8 1 (1.02%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) SLA
2 4 (4.08%) HIPAA
2 4 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.04%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (2.04%) GDPR
4 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (24.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.22%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.12%) vSphere
6 4 (4.08%) Docker
6 4 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.04%) Firmware
7 2 (2.04%) XenApp
8 1 (1.02%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) SCCM
1 7 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (6.12%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.06%) SCOM
4 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.04%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.02%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 24 (24.49%) VMware
2 13 (13.27%) Citrix
3 8 (8.16%) Oracle
4 7 (7.14%) SAP
5 4 (4.08%) Cisco
5 4 (4.08%) Remedy
6 3 (3.06%) HP
7 2 (2.04%) F5
7 2 (2.04%) IBM
7 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.04%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.04%) Splunk
7 2 (2.04%) Workday
8 1 (1.02%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.02%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.02%) Casewise
8 1 (1.02%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.02%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds