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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 38 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 22.62% 19.78% 18.87%
As % of the Vendors category 52.78% 30.51% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 14
Average daily rate £400 £388 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +47.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £318 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £13.60 £14.50 £9.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.24% +46.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
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
72 59 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 42.86% 64.84% 66.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 69
Average daily rate £400 £373 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +119.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £313 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 14
Average hourly rate £13.60 £14.50 £8.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.24% +68.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 32 (49.23%) Windows
1 32 (49.23%) Active Directory
2 25 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 24 (36.92%) Windows XP
4 20 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 19 (29.23%) MS Office
5 19 (29.23%) VMware
6 18 (27.69%) VMware ESX
6 18 (27.69%) Unix
6 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (27.69%) Red Hat
6 18 (27.69%) Windows Server
7 17 (26.15%) Requirements Analysis
8 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (20.00%) Citrix
10 13 (20.00%) HP
10 13 (20.00%) Finance
11 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
11 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
12 11 (16.92%) Cisco
12 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
12 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (13.85%) Process Improvement
14 9 (13.85%) Windows 8
14 9 (13.85%) LAN
14 9 (13.85%) WAN
15 8 (12.31%) MCSE
15 8 (12.31%) SQL Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.23%) IBM Notes
2 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 19 (29.23%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) LAN
1 9 (13.85%) WAN
2 7 (10.77%) VoIP
2 7 (10.77%) VPN
3 2 (3.08%) Internet
4 1 (1.54%) Firewall
4 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.23%) OLAP
3 6 (9.23%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.54%) QlikView
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) MSTest
2 1 (1.54%) NuGet
2 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
3 8 (12.31%) Advertising
4 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.08%) Billing
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Architect
2 17 (26.15%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (16.92%) Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (10.77%) Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (9.23%) SQL BI Developer
6 6 (9.23%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Business Developer
7 5 (7.69%) IT Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) IT Support
7 5 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (6.15%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) MDX
2 3 (4.62%) .NET
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.54%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.54%) jQuery
4 1 (1.54%) LINQ
4 1 (1.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Windows
2 24 (36.92%) Windows XP
3 18 (27.69%) Unix
3 18 (27.69%) Windows Server
3 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (13.85%) Windows 8
5 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
6 6 (9.23%) Windows 10
6 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.08%) Android
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 17 (26.15%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (13.85%) Process Improvement
5 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.69%) ETL
7 5 (7.69%) ETL Development
8 4 (6.15%) Project Governance
8 4 (6.15%) Project Management
9 3 (4.62%) Change Management
9 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.62%) Service Management
10 2 (3.08%) Demand Management
10 2 (3.08%) ITIL
10 2 (3.08%) Quality Management
10 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.08%) TDD
10 2 (3.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.23%) VBScript
3 3 (4.62%) C#
4 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) R
5 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
4 8 (12.31%) MCSE
5 7 (10.77%) CCDA
5 7 (10.77%) CCNA
5 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.15%) PMI Certification
6 4 (6.15%) PMP
7 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.54%) ISEB
8 1 (1.54%) MCITP
8 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (49.23%) Active Directory
2 18 (27.69%) VMware ESX
3 6 (9.23%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.54%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) VMware
2 18 (27.69%) Red Hat
3 13 (20.00%) Citrix
3 13 (20.00%) HP
4 11 (16.92%) Cisco
5 6 (9.23%) Lotus
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle
6 2 (3.08%) Remedy
7 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.54%) BMC
7 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.54%) Clearswift
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
7 1 (1.54%) Juniper
7 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £110.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago