Period
to 22 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 22 July 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 12 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 117 95 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 13.57% 10.94% 5.90%
As % of the Vendors category 29.03% 26.54% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 61 35
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £212 £210 £152
90th Percentile £550 £538 £465
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £340 £355
% change year-on-year +2.94% -4.23% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 12
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £10.75 £12.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.72% -11.52% -10.00%
10th Percentile £9.50 £9.00 £9.10
90th Percentile £16.75 £14.16 £16.43
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.94 £13.55 £11.50
% change year-on-year +10.28% +17.80% -11.54%

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 Nottinghamshire.

All Vendors
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 403 358 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 46.75% 41.24% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 202 208
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £237 £226 £250
90th Percentile £549 £538 £622
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 22
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £11.49 £13.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.81% -12.64% -10.85%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.26 £8.55
90th Percentile £17.20 £22.40 £18.68
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £12.30
% change year-on-year +9.15% +15.45% -12.14%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Nottinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft in Nottinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +2 90 £375 +5.26% 44
Mansfield +1 3 £300 -36.84% 6
Worksop -3 2 - -
Sutton-in-Ashfield - 1 - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 51 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (29.91%) Office 365
3 33 (28.21%) Windows
4 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (23.93%) Active Directory
6 27 (23.08%) SQL
7 25 (21.37%) C#
7 25 (21.37%) .NET
7 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
8 18 (15.38%) Oracle
8 18 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET
9 17 (14.53%) Migration
10 16 (13.68%) TDD
10 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Office
10 16 (13.68%) ITIL
11 15 (12.82%) Configuration Management
11 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (11.97%) Windows Server
12 14 (11.97%) HTML
13 13 (11.11%) MCSE
13 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (11.11%) Scrum
13 13 (11.11%) Hyper-V
13 13 (11.11%) DevOps
13 13 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (11.11%) AngularJS
14 12 (10.26%) Docker
14 12 (10.26%) Microservices

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 10 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.27%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.42%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.85%) Confluence
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.71%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (29.91%) Office 365
3 14 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.56%) PaaS
6 2 (1.71%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.85%) GitHub
7 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.85%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) Firewall
2 6 (5.13%) FTP
2 6 (5.13%) HTTP
2 6 (5.13%) HTTPS
2 6 (5.13%) LAN
2 6 (5.13%) SSL
2 6 (5.13%) VLAN
2 6 (5.13%) VPN
2 6 (5.13%) WAN
2 6 (5.13%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.56%) BIG-IP
3 3 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.56%) Internet
3 3 (2.56%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (2.56%) Skype
4 2 (1.71%) DNS
4 2 (1.71%) SAN
4 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.69%) Power BI
5 8 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.98%) Redis
6 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.56%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.56%) Subversion
4 3 (2.56%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.71%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.71%) JIRA
5 2 (1.71%) NUnit
6 1 (0.85%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.85%) FishEye
6 1 (0.85%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.85%) Maven
6 1 (0.85%) Moq
6 1 (0.85%) Selenium
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.85%) Toad
General
1 11 (9.40%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Local Government
2 9 (7.69%) Retail
3 6 (5.13%) Back Office
4 3 (2.56%) Games
4 3 (2.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (25.64%) Developer
2 17 (14.53%) Architect
3 16 (13.68%) Analyst
4 13 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 7 (5.98%) IT Support
6 6 (5.13%) Information Architect
7 5 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Security Architect
7 5 (4.27%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Server Support
7 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Administrator
8 4 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.42%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.42%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.37%) .NET
2 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET
3 14 (11.97%) HTML
4 13 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 13 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (8.55%) Node.js
6 8 (6.84%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (6.84%) React
7 6 (5.13%) REST
7 6 (5.13%) Web Services
8 5 (4.27%) CSS
8 5 (4.27%) CSS3
8 5 (4.27%) HTML5
8 5 (4.27%) jQuery
8 5 (4.27%) React Native
9 3 (2.56%) LDAP
9 3 (2.56%) RESTful
9 3 (2.56%) SAML
9 3 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.13%) NHS
4 5 (4.27%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.42%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.56%) Clustering
7 2 (1.71%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.71%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.85%) iPad
8 1 (0.85%) Life Science
8 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.21%) Windows
2 14 (11.97%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.69%) Linux
3 9 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.98%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.42%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.56%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.71%) Unix
8 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.85%) Android
9 1 (0.85%) CentOS
9 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.85%) VMS
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.53%) Migration
3 16 (13.68%) ITIL
3 16 (13.68%) TDD
4 15 (12.82%) Configuration Management
5 13 (11.11%) DevOps
5 13 (11.11%) Scrum
6 12 (10.26%) Microservices
7 11 (9.40%) MVC
8 10 (8.55%) Unit Testing
9 9 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.84%) SOA
10 8 (6.84%) SOLID
11 7 (5.98%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 7 (5.98%) Information Governance
11 7 (5.98%) OWASP
11 7 (5.98%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (5.98%) Security Architecture
12 6 (5.13%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.08%) SQL
2 25 (21.37%) C#
3 18 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.98%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.13%) Python
8 5 (4.27%) Java
9 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.56%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) VBA
11 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.11%) MCSE
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.40%) Degree
3 9 (7.69%) CISSP
4 7 (5.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (5.98%) Master's Degree
5 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.56%) CCIE
7 3 (2.56%) CCNP
7 3 (2.56%) MCSA
7 3 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.85%) CCNA
9 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.85%) MCITP
9 1 (0.85%) MCP
9 1 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) PMO
3 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.85%) GDPR
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (23.93%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 12 (10.26%) Docker
4 3 (2.56%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.56%) vSphere
5 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (9.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (8.55%) SCCM
3 8 (6.84%) Ansible
3 8 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.84%) Puppet
4 7 (5.98%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (3.42%) SCOM
6 3 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (2.56%) Rancher
7 2 (1.71%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.71%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.71%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.71%) Terraform
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.85%) OpenView
8 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) Oracle
2 10 (8.55%) VMware
3 9 (7.69%) Cisco
3 9 (7.69%) Citrix
4 6 (5.13%) Google
5 4 (3.42%) F5
5 4 (3.42%) McAfee
5 4 (3.42%) Remedy
6 3 (2.56%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.56%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.56%) Tableau
7 2 (1.71%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.71%) Dell
7 2 (1.71%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.71%) Mitel
7 2 (1.71%) Red Box
7 2 (1.71%) Sun
7 2 (1.71%) Veeam