Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 21 9
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 99 77 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 10.48% 7.83% 11.27%
As % of the Vendors category 27.81% 19.20% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 38 76
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £348 £344 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.09% +14.58% -22.58%
10th Percentile £193 £213 £106
90th Percentile £550 £452 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £369 £325
% change year-on-year -11.19% +13.46% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 18
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £10.68 £10.88 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.84% -14.71% -2.86%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £13.60 £14.65 £25.30
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% -7.41%

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 356 401 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 37.67% 40.79% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 191 214
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £375 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £281 £213
90th Percentile £538 £575 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 27
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £12.28 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.41% -12.32% +3.70%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £10.35
90th Percentile £20.32 £19.88 £19.90
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +10 87 £340 -2.86% 18
Worksop - 1 £425 -
Mansfield - 1 £475 - 2
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 28 (28.28%) Windows
2 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
4 23 (23.23%) .NET
5 22 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 21 (21.21%) Finance
6 21 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (20.20%) SQL
8 19 (19.19%) C#
9 15 (15.15%) VMware
10 14 (14.14%) Migration
11 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET
11 13 (13.13%) Office 365
11 13 (13.13%) Windows Server
12 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (11.11%) MVC
14 10 (10.10%) Citrix
14 10 (10.10%) PRINCE2
14 10 (10.10%) Windows 7
14 10 (10.10%) DevOps
15 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (9.09%) Degree
15 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
15 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
16 8 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (8.08%) Dynamics AX
16 8 (8.08%) Scrum

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 7 (7.07%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.02%) CMS
3 2 (2.02%) IIS
3 2 (2.02%) JBoss
3 2 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.01%) Apache
4 1 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.01%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.01%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.13%) Office 365
3 8 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.07%) IaaS
5 6 (6.06%) PaaS
5 6 (6.06%) SaaS
6 3 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.02%) GitHub
7 2 (2.02%) iPaaS
7 2 (2.02%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) SAN
2 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.05%) WAN
3 4 (4.04%) VLAN
4 3 (3.03%) DNS
4 3 (3.03%) Firewall
4 3 (3.03%) LAN
4 3 (3.03%) NAS
4 3 (3.03%) VoIP
5 2 (2.02%) ATM
5 2 (2.02%) Converged Networks
5 2 (2.02%) DHCP
5 2 (2.02%) Internet
5 2 (2.02%) Intranet
5 2 (2.02%) Network Security
5 2 (2.02%) VPN
6 1 (1.01%) ADSL
6 1 (1.01%) Broadband
6 1 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.01%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.02%) Big Data
5 2 (2.02%) DB2
5 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.02%) MySQL
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.02%) Power BI
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.01%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.04%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.02%) NuGet
4 2 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.02%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.02%) Subversion
4 2 (2.02%) YouTrack
5 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.01%) Moq
5 1 (1.01%) NUnit
5 1 (1.01%) Selenium
5 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Advertising
3 5 (5.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.04%) Marketing
4 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.03%) Electronics
6 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.02%) Retail
7 1 (1.01%) Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Local Government
7 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (21.21%) Developer
2 14 (14.14%) Architect
3 12 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 11 (11.11%) Analyst
5 7 (7.07%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Azure Architect
6 6 (6.06%) Consultant
7 5 (5.05%) Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.04%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
8 4 (4.04%) IT Support
8 4 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.03%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (3.03%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Technician
9 3 (3.03%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.03%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.23%) .NET
2 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (8.08%) Web Services
5 7 (7.07%) RESTful
6 6 (6.06%) HTML
7 5 (5.05%) CSS
8 4 (4.04%) WCF
9 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.03%) Middleware
9 3 (3.03%) XML
10 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (2.02%) jQuery
10 2 (2.02%) Node.js
10 2 (2.02%) WinForms
11 1 (1.01%) .NET Core
11 1 (1.01%) Angular 2
11 1 (1.01%) COM
11 1 (1.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.03%) NHS
3 3 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.01%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.01%) Clustering
5 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.01%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) PKI
5 1 (1.01%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.01%) User Experience
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.28%) Windows
2 13 (13.13%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.10%) Windows 7
5 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.07%) Linux
7 5 (5.05%) Unix
8 4 (4.04%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.04%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.02%) AIX
9 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.01%) Solaris
10 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.14%) Migration
3 11 (11.11%) MVC
4 10 (10.10%) DevOps
4 10 (10.10%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.08%) Scrum
7 7 (7.07%) Information Security
7 7 (7.07%) ITIL
7 7 (7.07%) Project Management
7 7 (7.07%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.06%) TDD
8 6 (6.06%) Time Management
9 5 (5.05%) CRM
9 5 (5.05%) ERP
9 5 (5.05%) Microservices
9 5 (5.05%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.20%) SQL
2 19 (19.19%) C#
3 7 (7.07%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.02%) VBA
7 1 (1.01%) Java
7 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
2 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.04%) MCSE
6 3 (3.03%) MCITP
6 3 (3.03%) MCSA
6 3 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.02%) CCNA
7 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.01%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) HIPAA
1 4 (4.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 22 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.07%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.05%) Docker
5 4 (4.04%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.02%) Firmware
6 2 (2.02%) vSphere
6 2 (2.02%) XenApp
7 1 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) AirWatch
1 4 (4.04%) SCCM
2 3 (3.03%) SCOM
3 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.02%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (15.15%) VMware
2 10 (10.10%) Citrix
3 8 (8.08%) Oracle
3 8 (8.08%) SAP
4 6 (6.06%) Cisco
5 5 (5.05%) HP
6 4 (4.04%) Sitecore
7 3 (3.03%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.02%) DevExpress
8 2 (2.02%) IBM
8 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.02%) Splunk
8 2 (2.02%) Workday
9 1 (1.01%) Brocade
9 1 (1.01%) Casewise
9 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.01%) StorageTek
9 1 (1.01%) Sun
9 1 (1.01%) Symantec