Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 8 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 101 87 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 15.73% 10.65% 7.42%
As % of the Vendors category 32.58% 29.00% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 57 35
Nottingham median daily rate £340 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £213
90th Percentile £514 £550 £454
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £345 £363 £334
% change year-on-year -4.83% +8.61% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 14
Nottingham median hourly rate £10.04 £10.68 £11.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.00% -5.53% -5.83%
10th Percentile £8.99 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £16.40 £13.75 £14.93
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £10.04 £10.68 £10.88
% change year-on-year -6.00% -1.84% -19.44%

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 310 300 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 48.29% 36.72% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 186 195
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.64% +9.93%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £272
90th Percentile £525 £555 £595
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £414
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.37% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 18
Nottingham median hourly rate £11.07 £10.68 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -11.04% -4.00%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £24.03 £21.79 £16.50
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £11.65 £10.68 £11.73
% change year-on-year +9.11% -8.96% -17.43%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 32 (31.68%) Active Directory
2 31 (30.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (27.72%) .NET
3 28 (27.72%) Windows
4 24 (23.76%) C#
5 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
6 22 (21.78%) SQL
7 20 (19.80%) Microsoft Office
8 19 (18.81%) TDD
9 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
10 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Excel
11 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET
11 15 (14.85%) PowerShell
12 14 (13.86%) HTML
12 14 (13.86%) MVC
12 14 (13.86%) Scrum
12 14 (13.86%) Relational Database
13 13 (12.87%) Node.js
14 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (11.88%) Unit Testing
14 12 (11.88%) Degree
14 12 (11.88%) Finance
14 12 (11.88%) Configuration Management
14 12 (11.88%) Oracle
14 12 (11.88%) Microservices
14 12 (11.88%) Office 365
14 12 (11.88%) Jenkins
15 11 (10.89%) Docker
15 11 (10.89%) Windows Server

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 8 (7.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.95%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.98%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 31 (30.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.88%) Office 365
3 11 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (4.95%) OpenShift
6 4 (3.96%) Tricentis Tosca
7 3 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.98%) PaaS
9 1 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) FTP
1 6 (5.94%) HTTP
1 6 (5.94%) HTTPS
1 6 (5.94%) SSL
1 6 (5.94%) Wireshark
2 4 (3.96%) VPN
3 3 (2.97%) Firewall
3 3 (2.97%) LAN
3 3 (2.97%) WAN
4 2 (1.98%) Internet
4 2 (1.98%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.98%) SAN
4 2 (1.98%) Skype
4 2 (1.98%) VLAN
4 2 (1.98%) VoIP
5 1 (0.99%) DNS
5 1 (0.99%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.86%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.89%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (8.91%) Power BI
5 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.93%) Redis
6 6 (5.94%) Qlik Sense
7 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (2.97%) QlikView
10 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.98%) MS Access
10 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.99%) Big Data
11 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.91%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.92%) Subversion
4 6 (5.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.95%) Bitbucket
5 5 (4.95%) Selenium
6 4 (3.96%) Artifactory
6 4 (3.96%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.96%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.96%) Maven
7 3 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.98%) NUnit
8 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.99%) FishEye
9 1 (0.99%) Moq
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (11.88%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Back Office
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Developer
2 23 (22.77%) Analyst
3 16 (15.84%) .NET Developer
4 6 (5.94%) Administrator
4 6 (5.94%) Service Analyst
4 6 (5.94%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (4.95%) Lead DevOps
5 5 (4.95%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (3.96%) C# Developer
6 4 (3.96%) Consultant
6 4 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) IT Support
6 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
7 3 (2.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (2.97%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (2.97%) IT Analyst
7 3 (2.97%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (2.97%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.72%) .NET
2 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET
3 14 (13.86%) HTML
4 13 (12.87%) Node.js
5 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (9.90%) React
7 9 (8.91%) AngularJS
7 9 (8.91%) REST
8 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (7.92%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (7.92%) Web Services
9 6 (5.94%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.94%) LDAP
9 6 (5.94%) SAML
9 6 (5.94%) Spring
10 5 (4.95%) XML
11 4 (3.96%) CSS
11 4 (3.96%) jQuery
11 4 (3.96%) RESTful
12 3 (2.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.94%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.97%) Clustering
5 2 (1.98%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.99%) GPGPU
6 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.99%) iPad
6 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.72%) Windows
2 11 (10.89%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.90%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.93%) Windows 10
4 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.96%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.98%) Android
7 2 (1.98%) Linux
7 2 (1.98%) Unix
8 1 (0.99%) CentOS
8 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.81%) TDD
3 14 (13.86%) MVC
3 14 (13.86%) Scrum
4 12 (11.88%) Configuration Management
4 12 (11.88%) Microservices
4 12 (11.88%) Unit Testing
5 10 (9.90%) SOLID
6 9 (8.91%) Migration
7 8 (7.92%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (7.92%) DevOps
7 8 (7.92%) SOA
7 8 (7.92%) Test Automation
8 7 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.93%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 7 (6.93%) ITIL
8 7 (6.93%) OWASP
8 7 (6.93%) Project Management
9 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.94%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.76%) C#
2 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.78%) SQL
4 15 (14.85%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.94%) Java
6 4 (3.96%) C
6 4 (3.96%) Python
7 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.99%) GLSL
7 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Degree
2 7 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (6.93%) Master's Degree
3 4 (3.96%) MCITP
3 4 (3.96%) MCSE
3 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.99%) CCNA
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.99%) MCTS
5 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) PMO
3 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (31.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.89%) Docker
3 4 (3.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.94%) Ansible
2 6 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.94%) Puppet
3 5 (4.95%) SCCM
3 5 (4.95%) SCOM
3 5 (4.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (3.96%) OpenView
4 4 (3.96%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.98%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.98%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.98%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (11.88%) Oracle
2 11 (10.89%) Cisco
2 11 (10.89%) Remedy
3 6 (5.94%) Google
3 6 (5.94%) HP
3 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.96%) Citrix
5 3 (2.97%) Apple
5 3 (2.97%) Tableau
6 2 (1.98%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.98%) Computacenter
6 2 (1.98%) Dell
6 2 (1.98%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.98%) Mitel
6 2 (1.98%) Red Box
6 2 (1.98%) SAP
6 2 (1.98%) Veeam
6 2 (1.98%) VMware
7 1 (0.99%) McAfee
7 1 (0.99%) Sitecore