The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 23 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 17.83% 25.17% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 39.66% 43.37% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 10
Median daily rate £325 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £329
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £9.31 £37.50 £10.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.16% +270.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £19.65 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.46 £42.75 £16.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Microsoft
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Derby region.

Vendors Category
Derby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
58 83 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 44.96% 58.04% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 27
Median daily rate £438 £405 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £135 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Median hourly rate £10.00 £37.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.33% +212.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.01 £12.53 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £45.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derby region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Derby region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 21 (40.38%) Windows
1 21 (40.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (34.62%) MS Office
3 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 16 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 13 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 13 (25.00%) VMware
5 12 (23.08%) Finance
5 12 (23.08%) Unix
5 12 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 11 (21.15%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (21.15%) Project Management
6 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (21.15%) VMware ESX
7 9 (17.31%) Service Management
7 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
7 9 (17.31%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (17.31%) HP
7 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
8 8 (15.38%) Windows 8
8 8 (15.38%) Citrix
8 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
9 7 (13.46%) Process Improvement

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derby 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 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.62%) IBM Notes
2 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (34.62%) MS Office
2 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.92%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Internet
1 5 (9.62%) VPN
2 4 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (1.92%) NAS
3 1 (1.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) QlikView
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.92%) JUnit
2 1 (1.92%) Mockito
General
1 13 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 12 (23.08%) Finance
3 6 (11.54%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Architect
2 10 (19.23%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (17.31%) Project Manager
4 8 (15.38%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Developer
5 4 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.77%) IT Support
6 3 (5.77%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.85%) Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Incident Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.85%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) MDX
1 2 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) JavaFX
2 1 (1.92%) JPA
2 1 (1.92%) Spring
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Life Science
4 2 (3.85%) NHS
4 2 (3.85%) PMI
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.92%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 12 (23.08%) Unix
3 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
6 6 (11.54%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.85%) Linux
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.92%) Android
8 1 (1.92%) Solaris
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (21.15%) Project Management
3 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
3 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
3 9 (17.31%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (17.31%) Service Management
4 7 (13.46%) Process Improvement
4 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.54%) Business Development
5 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.69%) Change Management
7 4 (7.69%) ERP
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) Migration
8 2 (3.85%) ETL
8 2 (3.85%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) VBScript
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) Pascal
4 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (11.54%) PMI Certification
4 5 (9.62%) PMP
5 4 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (3.85%) ISEB
6 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.92%) MCITP
7 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (40.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.15%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (21.15%) VMware ESX
3 5 (9.62%) XenDesktop
4 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (25.00%) VMware
2 9 (17.31%) HP
3 8 (15.38%) Citrix
4 5 (9.62%) Lotus
5 4 (7.69%) SAP
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle
7 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.85%) Tableau
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe
8 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco
8 1 (1.92%) Dell
8 1 (1.92%) Remedy
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