Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 115 107 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 18.70% 10.73% 9.82%
As % of the Vendors category 40.35% 25.24% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 58 52
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +17.65% +11.48%
10th Percentile £130 £186 £146
90th Percentile £519 £550 £436
East Midlands median daily rate £360 £370 £340
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 6
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £11.15 £11.01 £11.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -8.04% -2.64%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £10.38
90th Percentile £13.41 £16.39 £12.92
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.60 £12.00 £12.28
% change year-on-year +4.96% -2.24% +2.29%

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 285 424 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 46.34% 42.53% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 250 184
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% -2.00%
10th Percentile £151 £223 £249
90th Percentile £550 £539 £503
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +0.31% +6.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 22
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -7.41% -3.57%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £10.26
90th Percentile £17.49 £16.54 £24.60
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -10.34% - +0.69%

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019. 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 +13 92 £388 -3.13% 45
Mansfield +1 14 £400 +100.00% 5
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 40 (34.78%) Windows
2 39 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (29.57%) C#
3 34 (29.57%) SQL
4 32 (27.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (26.09%) .NET
5 30 (26.09%) Oracle
6 29 (25.22%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 24 (20.87%) PL/SQL
9 23 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (19.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (19.13%) Active Directory
11 20 (17.39%) T-SQL
11 20 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (16.52%) Retail
12 19 (16.52%) Microsoft Office
13 18 (15.65%) JavaScript
14 17 (14.78%) HTML
15 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET
15 16 (13.91%) Office 365
15 16 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (13.04%) Git (software)
17 14 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (12.17%) Windows 7
17 14 (12.17%) MVC
17 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Excel
18 13 (11.30%) WCF
18 13 (11.30%) Docker

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 (6.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.74%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (16.52%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (7.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 32 (27.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (13.91%) Office 365
3 14 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.74%) IaaS
6 2 (1.74%) SaaS
7 1 (0.87%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) Firewall
2 5 (4.35%) Internet
3 4 (3.48%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.74%) Intranet
4 2 (1.74%) Skype
4 2 (1.74%) VPN
5 1 (0.87%) DNS
5 1 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (4.35%) Blockchain
4 5 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.87%) GIS
7 1 (0.87%) MS Access
7 1 (0.87%) Power BI
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 22 (19.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.22%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.35%) NUnit
5 4 (3.48%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.61%) Subversion
7 2 (1.74%) JIRA
7 2 (1.74%) Moq
7 2 (1.74%) Selenium
7 2 (1.74%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (16.52%) Retail
2 7 (6.09%) Finance
3 5 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (1.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.87%) Automotive
5 1 (0.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Electronics
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (33.04%) Developer
2 24 (20.87%) Analyst
3 16 (13.91%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.91%) Senior Developer
4 10 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 8 (6.96%) Consultant
5 8 (6.96%) Web Developer
6 7 (6.09%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (6.09%) Architect
6 7 (6.09%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.22%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Security Consultant
8 5 (4.35%) Senior SQL Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.09%) .NET
2 23 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 17 (14.78%) HTML
4 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET
5 13 (11.30%) WCF
6 12 (10.43%) .NET Framework
6 12 (10.43%) CSS
6 12 (10.43%) WinForms
6 12 (10.43%) WPF
7 11 (9.57%) AngularJS
7 11 (9.57%) Web Services
8 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET Core
8 9 (7.83%) jQuery
9 8 (6.96%) CSS3
9 8 (6.96%) HTML5
9 8 (6.96%) React
9 8 (6.96%) React Native
10 7 (6.09%) .NET Core
11 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (5.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.96%) EPoS
2 8 (6.96%) Robotics
3 7 (6.09%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.09%) NHS
4 5 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.48%) Blog
5 4 (3.48%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.48%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.87%) CMDB
7 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.78%) Windows
2 14 (12.17%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.96%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.74%) Linux
5 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (12.17%) MVC
4 12 (10.43%) Microservices
5 10 (8.70%) Scrum
6 9 (7.83%) Artificial Intelligence
6 9 (7.83%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (7.83%) Web Development
7 7 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.22%) Migration
8 6 (5.22%) TDD
8 6 (5.22%) Technical Debt
8 6 (5.22%) Time Management
8 6 (5.22%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (5.22%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.35%) ITIL
9 5 (4.35%) TOGAF
10 4 (3.48%) Project Management
10 4 (3.48%) Service Management
10 4 (3.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.57%) C#
1 34 (29.57%) SQL
2 24 (20.87%) PL/SQL
3 20 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 18 (15.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.74%) Java
5 2 (1.74%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.87%) C
6 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.48%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.74%) MCP
5 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.87%) CCNP
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.87%) CISSP
5 1 (0.87%) MCSE
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) SLA
2 3 (2.61%) GDPR
3 2 (1.74%) PMO
4 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 22 (19.13%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.30%) Docker
3 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) Kubernetes
1 6 (5.22%) SCCM
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.87%) SCOM
3 1 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.87%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (26.09%) Oracle
2 11 (9.57%) Cisco
3 8 (6.96%) VMware
4 7 (6.09%) Remedy
5 5 (4.35%) Google
6 3 (2.61%) SAP
6 3 (2.61%) Verint
7 2 (1.74%) HP
8 1 (0.87%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (0.87%) BMC
8 1 (0.87%) Citrix
8 1 (0.87%) McAfee
8 1 (0.87%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.87%) Rackspace