Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 11 28
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 79 80 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 9.24% 11.22% 4.95%
As % of the Vendors category 22.01% 24.69% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 57 21
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £257 £206 £150
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 9
Nottingham median hourly rate £11.01 £10.75 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -12.60% -3.53%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.78 £10.16
90th Percentile £14.04 £15.85 £15.30
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £11.35 £10.75 £12.15
% change year-on-year +5.58% -11.52% -6.54%

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 359 324 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 41.99% 45.44% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 187 166
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.69% +0.34%
10th Percentile £263 £220 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £605
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 23
Nottingham median hourly rate £12.26 £10.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.07% -23.21% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.73 £8.92
90th Percentile £16.59 £25.27 £42.00
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.30 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.14% - -3.45%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 47 (59.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (27.85%) Windows
3 21 (26.58%) Office 365
4 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
5 16 (20.25%) SQL
5 16 (20.25%) VMware
6 14 (17.72%) .NET
6 14 (17.72%) C#
6 14 (17.72%) ITIL
6 14 (17.72%) DevOps
7 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
8 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
8 11 (13.92%) Migration
8 11 (13.92%) Linux
9 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
10 9 (11.39%) Power BI
10 9 (11.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (11.39%) Windows Server
10 9 (11.39%) Oracle
10 9 (11.39%) PaaS
10 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (11.39%) TeamCity
11 8 (10.13%) CentOS
11 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (10.13%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (10.13%) Subversion
11 8 (10.13%) Life Science

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 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.53%) Confluence
5 1 (1.27%) Apache
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.27%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.27%) IIS
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (59.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (26.58%) Office 365
3 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (11.39%) PaaS
4 3 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.27%) GitHub
5 1 (1.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) Firewall
2 6 (7.59%) FTP
2 6 (7.59%) HTTP
2 6 (7.59%) HTTPS
2 6 (7.59%) SSL
2 6 (7.59%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.80%) DNS
3 3 (3.80%) Internet
3 3 (3.80%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (3.80%) VPN
4 2 (2.53%) Skype
4 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.27%) ADSL
5 1 (1.27%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.27%) Broadband
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.27%) DHCP
5 1 (1.27%) Intranet
5 1 (1.27%) VLAN
5 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) Power BI
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.53%) Redis
7 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.27%) Big Data
8 1 (1.27%) Biml
8 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.39%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (11.39%) TeamCity
3 8 (10.13%) Bitbucket
3 8 (10.13%) FishEye
3 8 (10.13%) Subversion
4 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.53%) NUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Moq
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.27%) Toad
General
1 6 (7.59%) Back Office
1 6 (7.59%) Local Government
2 5 (6.33%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Games
3 3 (3.80%) German Language
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) French Language
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Developer
2 14 (17.72%) Architect
3 13 (16.46%) Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.06%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) Information Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Azure Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Call Centre Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Lync Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Office 365 Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Office 365 Project Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.72%) .NET
2 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
2 6 (7.59%) REST
3 5 (6.33%) HTML
3 5 (6.33%) Web Services
4 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.53%) CSS
6 2 (2.53%) Node.js
6 2 (2.53%) WCF
6 2 (2.53%) XML
6 2 (2.53%) X-Windows
7 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.27%) EDI
7 1 (1.27%) JSON
7 1 (1.27%) LAMP
7 1 (1.27%) MDX
7 1 (1.27%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Life Science
2 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.06%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.06%) NHS
4 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.53%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.27%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.85%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Linux
3 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.39%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.13%) CentOS
5 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.27%) VMS
9 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.72%) DevOps
2 14 (17.72%) ITIL
3 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
3 11 (13.92%) Migration
4 7 (8.86%) Scrum
5 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (7.59%) Security Architecture
5 6 (7.59%) TDD
6 5 (6.33%) Information Governance
6 5 (6.33%) Microservices
6 5 (6.33%) MVC
6 5 (6.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.06%) Email Migration
7 4 (5.06%) Information Security
7 4 (5.06%) Project Management
8 3 (3.80%) Analytics
8 3 (3.80%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) SQL
2 14 (17.72%) C#
3 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.80%) Perl
6 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.80%) Python
6 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.53%) Java
8 1 (1.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) MCSE
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.86%) CISSP
3 6 (7.59%) Degree
4 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.53%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.27%) CCIE
7 1 (1.27%) CCNA
7 1 (1.27%) CCNP
7 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.27%) MCP
7 1 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) GDPR
3 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.13%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.33%) Docker
5 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.80%) vSphere
7 1 (1.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (5.06%) SCCM
3 3 (3.80%) Ansible
3 3 (3.80%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (3.80%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.80%) Puppet
3 3 (3.80%) Rancher
3 3 (3.80%) SCOM
4 2 (2.53%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) VMware
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) Citrix
3 5 (6.33%) Remedy
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco
4 3 (3.80%) Google
5 2 (2.53%) Alteryx
5 2 (2.53%) F5
5 2 (2.53%) Tableau
6 1 (1.27%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.27%) Lotus
6 1 (1.27%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.27%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.27%) Talend
6 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.27%) WatchGuard