Period
to 11 December 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 11 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 10 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 130 97 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 17.66% 9.82% 7.96%
As % of the Vendors category 36.41% 26.08% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 67 36
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £340 £350 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +4.87% +2.69%
10th Percentile £120 £208 £140
90th Percentile £488 £550 £453
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £328 £363
% change year-on-year +3.82% -9.66% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 11 11
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £10.04 £9.61 £10.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.42% -11.63% -13.00%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.21 £13.75 £12.59
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £11.73
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.35% -4.67%

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 357 372 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 48.51% 37.65% 42.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 232 192
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.64% +10.67%
10th Percentile £179 £264 £283
90th Percentile £538 £525 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 19 22
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £10.04 £12.50 £12.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.72% +1.83% -9.07%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £20.32 £20.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.69 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -2.21% - +0.72%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +11 116 £325 -7.14% 76
Mansfield - 4 £375 - 11
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 42 (32.31%) Active Directory
2 39 (30.00%) Windows
3 31 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (21.54%) Microsoft Office
5 27 (20.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 25 (19.23%) .NET
7 23 (17.69%) Microsoft Excel
8 21 (16.15%) Oracle
8 21 (16.15%) SQL Server
8 21 (16.15%) C#
8 21 (16.15%) SQL
9 19 (14.62%) TDD
9 19 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (13.08%) ASP.NET
10 17 (13.08%) Remedy
11 16 (12.31%) MVC
11 16 (12.31%) HTML
11 16 (12.31%) Office 365
11 16 (12.31%) Docker
12 15 (11.54%) Windows 7
12 15 (11.54%) PowerShell
13 14 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (10.77%) Git (software)
13 14 (10.77%) Finance
14 13 (10.00%) Degree
14 13 (10.00%) Migration
14 13 (10.00%) Scrum
14 13 (10.00%) Jenkins
14 13 (10.00%) 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 9 (6.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.54%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (21.54%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (17.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.54%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (12.31%) Office 365
3 14 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.85%) OpenShift
6 4 (3.08%) Tricentis Tosca
7 3 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.54%) PaaS
9 1 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.77%) IaaS
9 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) LAN
1 6 (4.62%) WAN
2 5 (3.85%) VLAN
3 4 (3.08%) VPN
4 3 (2.31%) Firewall
5 2 (1.54%) Internet
5 2 (1.54%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.54%) SAN
5 2 (1.54%) Skype
5 2 (1.54%) VoIP
6 1 (0.77%) DNS
6 1 (0.77%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.46%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.38%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.62%) Qlik Sense
6 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.85%) Redis
8 4 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.08%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.31%) QlikView
9 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.54%) MS Access
11 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.77%) GIS
11 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.38%) Selenium
3 7 (5.38%) Subversion
3 7 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.08%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.08%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.08%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.08%) HP UFT
5 4 (3.08%) Maven
6 2 (1.54%) NUnit
7 1 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (10.77%) Finance
2 11 (8.46%) Retail
3 5 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.77%) Automotive
4 1 (0.77%) Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Billing
4 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (26.15%) Analyst
2 24 (18.46%) Developer
3 17 (13.08%) .NET Developer
4 8 (6.15%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (6.15%) IT Support
5 7 (5.38%) Administrator
5 7 (5.38%) Service Analyst
5 7 (5.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (4.62%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) Field Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) IT Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (3.85%) Server Support
7 5 (3.85%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (3.85%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.08%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.08%) Consultant
8 4 (3.08%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.08%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.23%) .NET
2 17 (13.08%) ASP.NET
3 16 (12.31%) HTML
4 13 (10.00%) React
5 12 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (9.23%) Web Services
6 11 (8.46%) Node.js
7 10 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 10 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (6.15%) Spring
9 7 (5.38%) CSS
9 7 (5.38%) jQuery
10 6 (4.62%) LDAP
10 6 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (4.62%) RESTful
10 6 (4.62%) SAML
11 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET Core
11 5 (3.85%) XML
12 3 (2.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.62%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.08%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.08%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.08%) NHS
4 3 (2.31%) Clustering
5 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.77%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.77%) EPoS
6 1 (0.77%) GPGPU
6 1 (0.77%) iPad
6 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.77%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.77%) Robotics
6 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.00%) Windows
2 15 (11.54%) Windows 7
3 11 (8.46%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.92%) Windows 10
5 6 (4.62%) Windows 8
5 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.31%) Linux
8 2 (1.54%) Android
8 2 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.62%) TDD
3 16 (12.31%) MVC
4 13 (10.00%) Microservices
4 13 (10.00%) Migration
4 13 (10.00%) Scrum
5 12 (9.23%) Unit Testing
6 10 (7.69%) DevOps
6 10 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 10 (7.69%) Time Management
7 9 (6.92%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.92%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (6.92%) ITIL
8 8 (6.15%) Project Management
9 7 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (5.38%) SOLID
10 6 (4.62%) API Design
10 6 (4.62%) ATDD
10 6 (4.62%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 21 (16.15%) C#
2 21 (16.15%) SQL
3 15 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 8 (6.15%) Java
6 6 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.85%) Python
8 4 (3.08%) C
9 1 (0.77%) GLSL
9 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Degree
2 7 (5.38%) MCSE
2 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.85%) Master's Degree
4 4 (3.08%) MCITP
5 3 (2.31%) MCSA
6 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.77%) ACCA
7 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.77%) MCTS
7 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) PMO
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 42 (32.31%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.31%) Docker
3 8 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.15%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.38%) Ansible
2 7 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.38%) Puppet
3 6 (4.62%) SCCM
4 5 (3.85%) SCOM
5 4 (3.08%) OpenView
5 4 (3.08%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.54%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.54%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (16.15%) Oracle
2 17 (13.08%) Remedy
3 12 (9.23%) Cisco
4 8 (6.15%) HP
5 6 (4.62%) Google
5 6 (4.62%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.08%) Citrix
6 4 (3.08%) Verint
6 4 (3.08%) VMware
7 3 (2.31%) Apple
7 3 (2.31%) Sun
8 2 (1.54%) Computacenter
8 2 (1.54%) Dell
8 2 (1.54%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.54%) Mitel
8 2 (1.54%) Red Box
8 2 (1.54%) Veeam
9 1 (0.77%) SAP
9 1 (0.77%) Splunk
9 1 (0.77%) Xamarin