Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 17 11
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 88 75 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 17.74% 9.42% 11.52%
As % of the Vendors category 36.36% 21.99% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 41 54
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £130 £245 £203
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 9
Nottingham median hourly rate £11.60 £11.35 £12.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.16% -7.16% -0.61%
10th Percentile £10.58 £9.00 £10.15
90th Percentile £15.80 £13.75 £14.57
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £11.79 £12.23
% change year-on-year +3.71% -3.58% -0.61%

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 242 341 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 48.79% 42.84% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 190 183
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +11.67% -
10th Percentile £197 £270 £213
90th Percentile £575 £526 £552
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 15
Nottingham median hourly rate £12.23 £12.23 £12.23
10th Percentile £10.58 £9.15 £9.82
90th Percentile £35.95 £16.25 £23.83
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.60 £12.23 £12.40
% change year-on-year +11.21% -1.41% -11.43%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019, 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 33 (37.50%) Windows
2 32 (36.36%) C#
2 32 (36.36%) .NET
3 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (29.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (23.86%) SQL
6 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 20 (22.73%) Office 365
7 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
8 17 (19.32%) Windows 7
9 16 (18.18%) Oracle
10 15 (17.05%) HTML
10 15 (17.05%) Active Directory
10 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (14.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (13.64%) Microservices
13 12 (13.64%) Cisco
13 12 (13.64%) VMware
14 11 (12.50%) Finance
14 11 (12.50%) Firewall
14 11 (12.50%) MVC
14 11 (12.50%) Retail
14 11 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (12.50%) Windows 10
14 11 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
15 10 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (11.36%) Docker
15 10 (11.36%) PL/SQL
15 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Office

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 (5.68%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (22.73%) Office 365
3 10 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (3.41%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.27%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.14%) Apigee
7 1 (1.14%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (1.14%) Fastly
7 1 (1.14%) IaaS
7 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Flow
7 1 (1.14%) SaaS
7 1 (1.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (5.68%) VPN
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.14%) WAN
4 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.82%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.68%) Blockchain
5 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.68%) Redis
6 4 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.27%) Power BI
8 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 7
9 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.14%) Big Data
9 1 (1.14%) GIS
9 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.82%) NUnit
4 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.55%) JIRA
4 4 (4.55%) Moq
4 4 (4.55%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.27%) Subversion
6 1 (1.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
1 11 (12.50%) Retail
2 5 (5.68%) Games
2 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Developer
2 19 (21.59%) .NET Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Architect
4 11 (12.50%) Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) Consultant
5 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.82%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.82%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Lead .NET Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.55%) BizTalk Developer
8 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.55%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (36.36%) .NET
2 15 (17.05%) HTML
3 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET
5 9 (10.23%) .NET Framework
5 9 (10.23%) AngularJS
6 8 (9.09%) WCF
7 7 (7.95%) .NET Core
7 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (6.82%) Web Services
8 6 (6.82%) XML
9 5 (5.68%) CSS
9 5 (5.68%) Node.js
9 5 (5.68%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (5.68%) WPF
10 4 (4.55%) jQuery
10 4 (4.55%) WinForms
11 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET Core
11 3 (3.41%) CSS3
11 3 (3.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.55%) EPoS
3 4 (4.55%) NHS
3 4 (4.55%) Robotics
4 3 (3.41%) Blog
4 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.27%) Replication
5 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.14%) AS400
6 1 (1.14%) CMDB
6 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.50%) Windows
2 17 (19.32%) Windows 7
3 11 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 8 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.41%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.27%) Linux
8 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.64%) Microservices
3 11 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 11 (12.50%) MVC
4 9 (10.23%) ITIL
4 9 (10.23%) Mentoring
4 9 (10.23%) TDD
5 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.82%) Coaching
6 6 (6.82%) ITIL V3
6 6 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Debt
6 6 (6.82%) TOGAF
6 6 (6.82%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (6.82%) User Stories
6 6 (6.82%) Waterfall
7 5 (5.68%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (5.68%) BDD
7 5 (5.68%) ITSM
7 5 (5.68%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) C#
2 21 (23.86%) SQL
3 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.36%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.68%) MCP
3 3 (3.41%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.27%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) MCSA
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.14%) CISSP
5 1 (1.14%) Dell Certification
5 1 (1.14%) MCSE
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) SLA
2 4 (4.55%) PMO
3 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (17.05%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.36%) Docker
3 8 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Kubernetes
1 7 (7.95%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) Oracle
2 12 (13.64%) Cisco
2 12 (13.64%) VMware
3 6 (6.82%) Citrix
4 5 (5.68%) Google
5 4 (4.55%) Apple
6 3 (3.41%) Remedy
7 2 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (1.14%) BMC
8 1 (1.14%) Dell
8 1 (1.14%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.14%) IBM
8 1 (1.14%) Sencha
8 1 (1.14%) Talend
8 1 (1.14%) Xamarin