The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Derby region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 24 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 17.27% 15.32% 10.14%
As % of the Vendors category 40.68% 26.56% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £181 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.55% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £10.13 £31.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.28% +82.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £10.76 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £52.85 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Derby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
59 64 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 42.45% 57.66% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 21
Average daily rate £338 £300 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £69 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £725 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 15
Average hourly rate £10.50 £35.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.42% -35.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.84 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £52.80 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Microsoft
Derbyshire

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Derby region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Derby region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Derby

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Derby region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Derby

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Derby region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Derby region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Derby

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derby region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) MS Office
3 14 (35.90%) MS Excel
4 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
5 8 (20.51%) Finance
6 7 (17.95%) Migration
6 7 (17.95%) Internet
6 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
6 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
7 6 (15.38%) Citrix
8 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.82%) Cisco
8 5 (12.82%) Financial Institution
8 5 (12.82%) Banking
8 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
9 4 (10.26%) MCDST
9 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
9 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (10.26%) LDAP
9 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
9 4 (10.26%) SQL
9 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (10.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (7.69%) CSS3
10 3 (7.69%) HTML5
10 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (7.69%) PKI
10 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derby region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) Lync
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (48.72%) MS Office
2 14 (35.90%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Internet
2 4 (10.26%) LDAP
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) DHCP
3 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) SSL
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) OLAP
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) MS Access
3 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.56%) MSI
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Financial Institution
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Service Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) IT Support
4 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Data Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Programmer
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) CSS3
1 3 (7.69%) HTML5
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
1 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.69%) CSS
1 3 (7.69%) ADSI
2 2 (5.13%) J2EE
2 2 (5.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) Struts
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) JSON
3 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.56%) Ajax
3 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) PKI
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.56%) EPoS
3 1 (2.56%) Firmware
3 1 (2.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.56%) NetWare
5 1 (2.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
3 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Validation
4 2 (5.13%) Change Management
4 2 (5.13%) Service Management
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
4 2 (5.13%) OO
4 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.13%) Data Mapping
4 2 (5.13%) Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) Data Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.56%) BDD
5 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) MCDST
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) MCP
4 2 (5.13%) MCTS
4 2 (5.13%) MCITP
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.56%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Citrix
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Novell
5 1 (2.56%) Lotus
5 1 (2.56%) Mercator
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy
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