Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 18 13
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 100 74 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 10.68% 8.19% 9.74%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 18.64% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 39 41
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £350 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -12.16% -4.52%
10th Percentile £195 £140 £183
90th Percentile £550 £441 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -2.86% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 19
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £9.61 £11.73 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.04% -4.67% -5.38%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £9.60
90th Percentile £13.00 £12.84 £15.05
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.17 £11.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year -4.94% -6.00% -19.35%

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 350 397 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 37.39% 43.96% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 198 201
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +2.04%
10th Percentile £238 £262 £225
90th Percentile £525 £561 £495
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 33
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.96% - -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £9.80
90th Percentile £18.62 £23.38 £19.90
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.20
% change year-on-year - -1.41% -14.77%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +8 92 £350 +7.69% 54
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 29 (29.00%) Windows
2 25 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (23.00%) SQL Server
4 22 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (21.00%) VMware
6 20 (20.00%) Finance
7 16 (16.00%) SQL
8 14 (14.00%) .NET
8 14 (14.00%) Linux
8 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (14.00%) DevOps
8 14 (14.00%) Windows Server
9 13 (13.00%) Migration
10 12 (12.00%) PaaS
10 12 (12.00%) Office 365
11 11 (11.00%) ITIL
11 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2
11 11 (11.00%) C#
11 11 (11.00%) Oracle
11 11 (11.00%) Citrix
11 11 (11.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (10.00%) TeamCity
12 10 (10.00%) Windows 7
13 9 (9.00%) Hyper-V
13 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
13 9 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (9.00%) SAP

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 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (3.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.00%) CMS
3 2 (2.00%) JBoss
3 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.00%) Confluence
4 1 (1.00%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (12.00%) Office 365
2 12 (12.00%) PaaS
3 7 (7.00%) IaaS
4 6 (6.00%) SaaS
5 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.00%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.00%) GitHub
6 2 (2.00%) iPaaS
6 2 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) SAN
2 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.00%) WAN
3 4 (4.00%) VLAN
4 3 (3.00%) DNS
4 3 (3.00%) Firewall
4 3 (3.00%) Intranet
4 3 (3.00%) LAN
4 3 (3.00%) NAS
4 3 (3.00%) VPN
5 2 (2.00%) ATM
5 2 (2.00%) Converged Networks
5 2 (2.00%) DHCP
5 2 (2.00%) Internet
5 2 (2.00%) Network Security
5 2 (2.00%) VoIP
6 1 (1.00%) ADSL
6 1 (1.00%) Broadband
6 1 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.00%) Power BI
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.00%) DB2
6 2 (2.00%) MySQL
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.00%) Big Data
7 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 8 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (8.00%) Subversion
3 7 (7.00%) Bitbucket
3 7 (7.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.00%) FishEye
5 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.00%) NuGet
6 2 (2.00%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.00%) YouTrack
7 1 (1.00%) JIRA
7 1 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.00%) Moq
7 1 (1.00%) NUnit
7 1 (1.00%) Selenium
7 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.00%) Advertising
3 4 (4.00%) Marketing
3 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.00%) Electronics
4 3 (3.00%) German Language
5 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.00%) French Language
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Local Government
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (15.00%) Analyst
1 15 (15.00%) Developer
2 13 (13.00%) Architect
3 11 (11.00%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Consultant
6 6 (6.00%) Azure Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Administrator
7 5 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Stakeholder Manager
8 4 (4.00%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
8 4 (4.00%) IT Support
8 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.00%) CRM Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Technician
9 3 (3.00%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.00%) .NET
2 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.00%) Web Services
4 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (5.00%) RESTful
5 5 (5.00%) WCF
6 4 (4.00%) CSS
6 4 (4.00%) HTML
7 3 (3.00%) Middleware
7 3 (3.00%) XML
8 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.00%) jQuery
8 2 (2.00%) WinForms
9 1 (1.00%) .NET Core
9 1 (1.00%) Angular 2
9 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.00%) SOAP
9 1 (1.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.00%) Life Science
3 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.00%) NHS
4 3 (3.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.00%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.00%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.00%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.00%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) User Experience
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.00%) Windows
2 14 (14.00%) Linux
2 14 (14.00%) Windows Server
2 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (11.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.00%) CentOS
5 6 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.00%) Unix
6 5 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.00%) AIX
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.00%) DevOps
3 13 (13.00%) Migration
4 11 (11.00%) ITIL
4 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.00%) Information Security
6 7 (7.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.00%) CRM
6 7 (7.00%) MVC
6 7 (7.00%) Project Management
6 7 (7.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (6.00%) Scrum
7 6 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.00%) Change Management
8 5 (5.00%) ERP
8 5 (5.00%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.00%) SDLC
9 4 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) SQL
2 11 (11.00%) C#
3 7 (7.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.00%) VBA
7 1 (1.00%) ABAP
7 1 (1.00%) Java
7 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.00%) Degree
3 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) MCSA
5 3 (3.00%) MCSE
6 2 (2.00%) CCNA
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.00%) MCITP
6 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.00%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) HIPAA
1 4 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (2.00%) PMO
4 1 (1.00%) GDPR
4 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 25 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.00%) Docker
5 3 (3.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.00%) Firmware
6 2 (2.00%) XenApp
7 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) SCCM
2 4 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.00%) SCOM
4 2 (2.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.00%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (21.00%) VMware
2 11 (11.00%) Citrix
2 11 (11.00%) Oracle
3 9 (9.00%) SAP
4 6 (6.00%) Cisco
5 4 (4.00%) HP
5 4 (4.00%) Remedy
6 3 (3.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (3.00%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.00%) DevExpress
7 2 (2.00%) IBM
7 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.00%) Splunk
7 2 (2.00%) Workday
8 1 (1.00%) Brocade
8 1 (1.00%) Casewise
8 1 (1.00%) EMC
8 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.00%) Symantec