Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 14 25
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 115 88 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 17.01% 9.89% 7.59%
As % of the Vendors category 35.49% 27.24% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 60 31
Nottingham median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - +12.90%
10th Percentile £115 £258 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £456
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £340 £350 £334
% change year-on-year -2.86% +4.87% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 11 10
Nottingham median hourly rate £10.04 £9.00 £11.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.50% -20.35% -4.84%
10th Percentile £8.99 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.60 £13.00 £12.63
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £10.04 £9.00 £10.88
% change year-on-year +11.50% -17.24% -13.00%

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 324 323 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 47.93% 36.29% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 200 186
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £168 £274 £300
90th Percentile £537 £525 £578
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 19 18
Nottingham median hourly rate £10.55 £10.68 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.15% -11.04% -4.00%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £17.52 £20.32 £19.06
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £10.55 £10.68 £12.28
% change year-on-year -1.15% -13.03% -5.58%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 39 (33.91%) Active Directory
2 34 (29.57%) Windows
3 27 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
5 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 22 (19.13%) .NET
6 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (18.26%) Microsoft Excel
8 18 (15.65%) TDD
9 17 (14.78%) SQL Server
10 16 (13.91%) C#
11 15 (13.04%) SQL
11 15 (13.04%) Remedy
11 15 (13.04%) PowerShell
12 14 (12.17%) Windows 7
12 14 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (12.17%) HTML
12 14 (12.17%) ASP.NET
12 14 (12.17%) Office 365
12 14 (12.17%) Docker
12 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (11.30%) Oracle
13 13 (11.30%) Cisco
13 13 (11.30%) MVC
14 12 (10.43%) Finance
14 12 (10.43%) Scrum
14 12 (10.43%) Microservices
14 12 (10.43%) Jenkins
15 11 (9.57%) React
15 11 (9.57%) Relational Database

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 9 (7.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.87%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (18.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (6.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.74%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (12.17%) Office 365
3 6 (5.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.35%) OpenShift
5 4 (3.48%) Tricentis Tosca
6 3 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.74%) PaaS
8 1 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.87%) IaaS
8 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) Firewall
1 4 (3.48%) VPN
2 3 (2.61%) Internet
2 3 (2.61%) LAN
2 3 (2.61%) WAN
3 2 (1.74%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.74%) SAN
3 2 (1.74%) Skype
3 2 (1.74%) VLAN
3 2 (1.74%) VoIP
4 1 (0.87%) DNS
4 1 (0.87%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.57%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.09%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.22%) Qlik Sense
6 5 (4.35%) Redis
7 4 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.48%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.61%) QlikView
8 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.74%) MS Access
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.87%) GIS
10 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.57%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.09%) Subversion
4 6 (5.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.35%) Selenium
6 4 (3.48%) Artifactory
6 4 (3.48%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.48%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.48%) Maven
7 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.74%) NUnit
9 1 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (10.43%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Retail
3 5 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (0.87%) Automotive
4 1 (0.87%) Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Billing
4 1 (0.87%) Local Government
4 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (26.09%) Analyst
2 19 (16.52%) Developer
3 16 (13.91%) .NET Developer
4 7 (6.09%) Administrator
4 7 (6.09%) Service Analyst
4 7 (6.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (5.22%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (4.35%) Consultant
6 5 (4.35%) Field Engineer
6 5 (4.35%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (4.35%) Service Desk Support
7 4 (3.48%) Break Fix Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) Field Service Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) IT Support
7 4 (3.48%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.48%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (2.61%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (2.61%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.13%) .NET
2 14 (12.17%) ASP.NET
2 14 (12.17%) HTML
3 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (9.57%) Node.js
3 11 (9.57%) React
4 9 (7.83%) Web Services
5 8 (6.96%) .NET Framework
5 8 (6.96%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (5.22%) LDAP
6 6 (5.22%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (5.22%) SAML
6 6 (5.22%) Spring
7 5 (4.35%) CSS
7 5 (4.35%) jQuery
7 5 (4.35%) RESTful
7 5 (4.35%) XML
8 3 (2.61%) REST
8 3 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.22%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.48%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.48%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.48%) NHS
4 3 (2.61%) Clustering
5 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.87%) Blog
6 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.87%) GPGPU
6 1 (0.87%) iPad
6 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.57%) Windows
2 14 (12.17%) Windows 7
3 10 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.83%) Windows 10
5 6 (5.22%) Windows 8
5 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.74%) Android
7 2 (1.74%) Linux
7 2 (1.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.65%) TDD
3 13 (11.30%) MVC
4 12 (10.43%) Microservices
4 12 (10.43%) Scrum
5 11 (9.57%) Migration
5 11 (9.57%) Unit Testing
6 10 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (7.83%) DevOps
7 9 (7.83%) Project Management
8 8 (6.96%) Test Automation
8 8 (6.96%) Time Management
9 7 (6.09%) ITIL
9 7 (6.09%) SOLID
10 6 (5.22%) ATDD
10 6 (5.22%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.22%) Pair Programming
10 6 (5.22%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.22%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (13.91%) C#
3 15 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 15 (13.04%) SQL
4 6 (5.22%) Java
5 4 (3.48%) C
5 4 (3.48%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.48%) Python
6 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.87%) GLSL
7 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.70%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.35%) Master's Degree
4 4 (3.48%) MCITP
4 4 (3.48%) MCSE
4 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.87%) CCNP
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.87%) MCTS
5 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) PMO
3 1 (0.87%) GDPR
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 39 (33.91%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.17%) Docker
3 5 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.22%) Ansible
2 6 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.22%) Puppet
2 6 (5.22%) SCCM
3 5 (4.35%) SCOM
4 4 (3.48%) OpenView
4 4 (3.48%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.74%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.74%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.74%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (13.04%) Remedy
2 13 (11.30%) Cisco
2 13 (11.30%) Oracle
3 8 (6.96%) HP
4 6 (5.22%) Google
4 6 (5.22%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.48%) Citrix
5 4 (3.48%) Verint
6 3 (2.61%) Apple
7 2 (1.74%) Computacenter
7 2 (1.74%) Dell
7 2 (1.74%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.74%) Mitel
7 2 (1.74%) Red Box
7 2 (1.74%) Veeam
7 2 (1.74%) VMware
8 1 (0.87%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.87%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.87%) Splunk
8 1 (0.87%) Xamarin