Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 11 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 100 90 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 10.28% 11.45% 6.45%
As % of the Vendors category 23.15% 24.32% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 29
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +1.56%
10th Percentile £206 £200 £153
90th Percentile £550 £475 £528
East Midlands median daily rate £363 £345 £340
% change year-on-year +5.07% +1.47% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 15
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £11.35 £10.75 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.58% -12.60% -5.38%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.68 £9.30
90th Percentile £16.09 £12.32 £15.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.79 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -9.33% +8.33% -7.69%

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 432 370 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 44.40% 47.07% 41.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 193 195
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +5.00%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £227
90th Percentile £525 £517 £516
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 35
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.40 £16.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.97% +19.64% +2.75%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.52 £25.68 £20.30
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +1.69% +5.36% -3.45%

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 26 April 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 April 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 82 £400 +14.29% 56
Worksop -5 2 - - 1
Mansfield - 1 £200 - 6
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 45 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (33.00%) Office 365
3 31 (31.00%) Windows
4 25 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 22 (22.00%) SQL Server
6 18 (18.00%) VMware
6 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (17.00%) SQL
8 16 (16.00%) Linux
9 15 (15.00%) ITIL
9 15 (15.00%) Windows Server
10 14 (14.00%) DevOps
10 14 (14.00%) Migration
11 13 (13.00%) Oracle
11 13 (13.00%) Citrix
11 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (12.00%) .NET
12 12 (12.00%) C#
12 12 (12.00%) Hyper-V
13 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (11.00%) Firewall
14 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET
14 10 (10.00%) MCSE
14 10 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (10.00%) SCCM
14 10 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (9.00%) Windows 7

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 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.00%) CMS
4 2 (2.00%) Confluence
4 2 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.00%) Apache
5 1 (1.00%) Content Management Server
5 1 (1.00%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.00%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) JBoss
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 45 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (33.00%) Office 365
3 9 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (9.00%) PaaS
4 3 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.00%) GitHub
5 1 (1.00%) IaaS
5 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) Firewall
2 3 (3.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (3.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (3.00%) DNS
2 3 (3.00%) Internet
2 3 (3.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (3.00%) Skype
2 3 (3.00%) VPN
3 2 (2.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.00%) Network Security
3 2 (2.00%) SAN
3 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.00%) ADSL
4 1 (1.00%) Broadband
4 1 (1.00%) Converged Networks
4 1 (1.00%) Intranet
4 1 (1.00%) NAS
4 1 (1.00%) VLAN
4 1 (1.00%) WAN
4 1 (1.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.00%) Power BI
7 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.00%) Biml
10 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.00%) Redis
10 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.00%) Bitbucket
2 7 (7.00%) FishEye
2 7 (7.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (7.00%) Subversion
2 7 (7.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.00%) JIRA
4 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.00%) NUnit
5 1 (1.00%) Toad
General
1 9 (9.00%) Local Government
2 7 (7.00%) Finance
3 6 (6.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Games
4 3 (3.00%) German Language
4 3 (3.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.00%) Advertising
5 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Electronics
6 1 (1.00%) French Language
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (20.00%) Developer
2 19 (19.00%) Analyst
2 19 (19.00%) Architect
3 7 (7.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (7.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (6.00%) Information Architect
5 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (5.00%) Consultant
5 5 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.00%) Security Architect
6 4 (4.00%) Administrator
6 4 (4.00%) Azure Architect
6 4 (4.00%) ETL Developer
6 4 (4.00%) Network Architect
6 4 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.00%) Service Analyst
6 4 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.00%) SSAS Developer
6 4 (4.00%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.00%) .NET
2 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.00%) HTML
4 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (6.00%) Web Services
5 5 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.00%) CSS
6 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (4.00%) jQuery
7 3 (3.00%) CSS3
7 3 (3.00%) HTML5
7 3 (3.00%) React
7 3 (3.00%) React Native
8 2 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.00%) WCF
9 1 (1.00%) COM
9 1 (1.00%) EDI
9 1 (1.00%) Middleware
9 1 (1.00%) WAP
9 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.00%) Life Science
3 7 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.00%) NHS
4 5 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.00%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.00%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.00%) Replication
7 1 (1.00%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.00%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.00%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.00%) Windows
2 16 (16.00%) Linux
3 15 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.00%) CentOS
7 7 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.00%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.00%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.00%) Unix
11 1 (1.00%) AIX
11 1 (1.00%) VMS
11 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.00%) ITIL
3 14 (14.00%) DevOps
3 14 (14.00%) Migration
4 10 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.00%) Information Governance
5 8 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (7.00%) MVC
6 7 (7.00%) Security Architecture
7 6 (6.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.00%) Email Migration
7 6 (6.00%) Information Security
8 5 (5.00%) Coaching
8 5 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.00%) Project Management
8 5 (5.00%) Scrum
8 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.00%) TDD
9 4 (4.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.00%) SQL
2 12 (12.00%) C#
3 8 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (7.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.00%) Perl
5 3 (3.00%) Python
5 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.00%) Java
7 1 (1.00%) ABAP
7 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.00%) MCSE
3 9 (9.00%) CISSP
4 6 (6.00%) Degree
5 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.00%) CCIE
7 3 (3.00%) CCNP
8 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.00%) MCSA
9 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.00%) CCNA
9 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.00%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) PMO
1 3 (3.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) GDPR
3 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.00%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.00%) Docker
4 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.00%) vSphere
5 3 (3.00%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.00%) Firmware
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) SCCM
2 9 (9.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 4 (4.00%) SCOM
4 3 (3.00%) Ansible
4 3 (3.00%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (3.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.00%) Puppet
4 3 (3.00%) Rancher
5 1 (1.00%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) VMware
2 13 (13.00%) Citrix
2 13 (13.00%) Oracle
3 5 (5.00%) Cisco
3 5 (5.00%) Remedy
4 4 (4.00%) F5
4 4 (4.00%) McAfee
5 3 (3.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.00%) Google
5 3 (3.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.00%) HP
6 2 (2.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.00%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.00%) EMC
7 1 (1.00%) IBM
7 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.00%) Splunk
7 1 (1.00%) WatchGuard