Period
to 17 October 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 17 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 11 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 114 96 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 15.86% 10.70% 7.09%
As % of the Vendors category 33.04% 29.00% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 64 39
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £153 £200 £203
90th Percentile £538 £550 £460
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £340 £375
% change year-on-year - -9.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 14
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £10.04 £10.68 £10.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +2.28% -22.69%
10th Percentile £8.99 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £16.75 £13.75 £14.93
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.76 £12.40 £11.50
% change year-on-year +19.01% +7.83% -9.80%

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 345 331 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 47.98% 36.90% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 203 208
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £380 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -8.43% +6.41%
10th Percentile £263 £265 £274
90th Percentile £525 £550 £595
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +1.32% -5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 17
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £11.65 £10.68 £11.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.11% -8.96% -17.43%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £23.59 £21.79 £16.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.10 £12.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% +12.80% -5.66%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +5 99 £340 -4.56% 76
Mansfield 0 3 £388 -18.42% 9
Worksop 0 1 - - 1
Sutton-in-Ashfield - 1 - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 35 (30.70%) Active Directory
2 34 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (27.19%) Windows
5 30 (26.32%) .NET
6 27 (23.68%) C#
7 26 (22.81%) JavaScript
8 24 (21.05%) SQL
9 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
9 22 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
10 19 (16.67%) TDD
11 18 (15.79%) ASP.NET
12 17 (14.91%) Oracle
12 17 (14.91%) HTML
12 17 (14.91%) Office 365
13 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
13 16 (14.04%) PowerShell
14 15 (13.16%) MVC
15 14 (12.28%) Scrum
15 14 (12.28%) Configuration Management
15 14 (12.28%) Finance
15 14 (12.28%) Relational Database
16 13 (11.40%) Node.js
16 13 (11.40%) Docker
16 13 (11.40%) React
16 13 (11.40%) Windows Server
17 12 (10.53%) Microservices
17 12 (10.53%) AngularJS
17 12 (10.53%) Jenkins
17 12 (10.53%) Migration

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 8 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.39%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.75%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (14.91%) Office 365
3 11 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (4.39%) OpenShift
6 4 (3.51%) Tricentis Tosca
7 3 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.75%) PaaS
9 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) FTP
1 6 (5.26%) HTTP
1 6 (5.26%) HTTPS
1 6 (5.26%) LAN
1 6 (5.26%) SSL
1 6 (5.26%) WAN
1 6 (5.26%) Wireshark
2 5 (4.39%) VLAN
2 5 (4.39%) VPN
3 3 (2.63%) Firewall
4 2 (1.75%) Internet
4 2 (1.75%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.75%) SAN
4 2 (1.75%) Skype
4 2 (1.75%) VoIP
5 1 (0.88%) DNS
5 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.28%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.65%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.89%) Power BI
5 7 (6.14%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.14%) Redis
6 6 (5.26%) Qlik Sense
7 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.63%) QlikView
10 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.75%) MS Access
10 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.88%) GIS
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 12 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.02%) Subversion
3 6 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (4.39%) Bitbucket
4 5 (4.39%) Selenium
5 4 (3.51%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.51%) HP UFT
5 4 (3.51%) Maven
5 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.75%) NUnit
8 1 (0.88%) FishEye
8 1 (0.88%) Moq
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (12.28%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Retail
3 5 (4.39%) Back Office
4 3 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (24.56%) Developer
2 27 (23.68%) Analyst
3 16 (14.04%) .NET Developer
4 8 (7.02%) IT Support
5 6 (5.26%) Administrator
5 6 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 6 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (4.39%) IT Manager
6 5 (4.39%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (4.39%) Server Support
6 5 (4.39%) Service Desk Support
6 5 (4.39%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (3.51%) C# Developer
7 4 (3.51%) Consultant
7 4 (3.51%) IT Analyst
7 4 (3.51%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.32%) .NET
2 18 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 17 (14.91%) HTML
4 13 (11.40%) Node.js
4 13 (11.40%) React
5 12 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (7.89%) REST
8 8 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (7.02%) Web Services
9 7 (6.14%) .NET Framework
9 7 (6.14%) CSS
9 7 (6.14%) jQuery
9 7 (6.14%) Spring
10 6 (5.26%) LDAP
10 6 (5.26%) SAML
11 5 (4.39%) XML
12 4 (3.51%) RESTful
13 3 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.63%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) GPGPU
6 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.88%) iPad
6 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.19%) Windows
2 13 (11.40%) Windows Server
3 11 (9.65%) Windows 7
4 8 (7.02%) Windows 10
4 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.39%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.51%) Linux
8 2 (1.75%) Android
8 2 (1.75%) Unix
9 1 (0.88%) CentOS
9 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.67%) TDD
3 15 (13.16%) MVC
4 14 (12.28%) Configuration Management
4 14 (12.28%) Scrum
5 12 (10.53%) Microservices
5 12 (10.53%) Migration
5 12 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 10 (8.77%) DevOps
6 10 (8.77%) ITIL
6 10 (8.77%) SOLID
7 9 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.02%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (7.02%) SOA
8 8 (7.02%) Test Automation
9 7 (6.14%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 7 (6.14%) OWASP
9 7 (6.14%) Project Management
10 6 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.68%) C#
2 26 (22.81%) JavaScript
3 24 (21.05%) SQL
4 16 (14.04%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.26%) Java
5 6 (5.26%) Python
6 4 (3.51%) C
6 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.88%) GLSL
7 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (10.53%) Degree
2 7 (6.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (6.14%) Master's Degree
2 7 (6.14%) MCSE
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.51%) MCITP
3 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) MCSA
4 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) ACCA
5 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.88%) MCTS
5 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) PMO
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (30.70%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.40%) Docker
3 7 (6.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) Ansible
1 8 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (7.02%) Puppet
2 7 (6.14%) Kubernetes
3 6 (5.26%) SCCM
4 5 (4.39%) SCOM
4 5 (4.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.51%) OpenView
5 4 (3.51%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.75%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.75%) Terraform
7 2 (1.75%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (14.91%) Oracle
2 11 (9.65%) Cisco
2 11 (9.65%) Remedy
3 6 (5.26%) Google
3 6 (5.26%) HP
3 6 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.39%) Citrix
4 5 (4.39%) VMware
5 3 (2.63%) Apple
5 3 (2.63%) Sun
5 3 (2.63%) Tableau
6 2 (1.75%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.75%) Computacenter
6 2 (1.75%) Dell
6 2 (1.75%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.75%) McAfee
6 2 (1.75%) Mitel
6 2 (1.75%) Red Box
6 2 (1.75%) SAP
6 2 (1.75%) Veeam