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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 21 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 18.10% 27.69% 13.18%
As % of the Vendors category 38.89% 48.65% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 7
Median daily rate £320 £350 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £422 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £10.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +263.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
54 74 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 46.55% 56.92% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 23
Median daily rate £425 £405 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £451 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 15
Median hourly rate £10.00 £45.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.77% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.01 £37.50 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £45.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +5.71%

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 2 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 2 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 22 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 21 (43.75%) Windows
3 18 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (31.25%) MS Office
5 15 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 14 (29.17%) Unix
6 14 (29.17%) MS Excel
6 14 (29.17%) VMware
6 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
7 13 (27.08%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (27.08%) VMware ESX
7 13 (27.08%) Manufacturing
7 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (22.92%) Finance
9 11 (22.92%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (22.92%) Configuration Management
10 10 (20.83%) Project Management
10 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
10 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
10 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
11 9 (18.75%) HP
11 9 (18.75%) Service Management
12 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (16.67%) Process Improvement
13 7 (14.58%) Windows 8
13 7 (14.58%) PMI Certification
13 7 (14.58%) Citrix
13 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange

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 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.42%) IBM Notes
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Office
2 14 (29.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) VPN
2 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 4 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) NAS
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.08%) JUnit
2 1 (2.08%) Mockito
General
1 13 (27.08%) Manufacturing
2 11 (22.92%) Finance
3 6 (12.50%) Legal
4 2 (4.17%) Interactive Media
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Architect
2 12 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (18.75%) Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 7 (14.58%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Developer
6 4 (8.33%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) IT Support
7 3 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Incident Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (4.17%) SAP Manager
8 2 (4.17%) SAP Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) MDX
1 2 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.08%) JavaFX
2 1 (2.08%) JPA
2 1 (2.08%) Spring
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.17%) Life Science
4 2 (4.17%) NHS
4 2 (4.17%) PMI
4 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.08%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 14 (29.17%) Unix
3 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
4 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.58%) Windows 8
6 6 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 6 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.17%) Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Android
8 1 (2.08%) Solaris
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (22.92%) Configuration Management
2 11 (22.92%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
3 10 (20.83%) Project Management
4 9 (18.75%) Service Management
5 8 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 6 (12.50%) Business Development
6 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.42%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) Change Management
8 4 (8.33%) ERP
8 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.25%) ITIL
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
10 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.17%) Quality Management
10 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) VBScript
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) Pascal
4 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.58%) PMI Certification
4 5 (10.42%) PMP
5 4 (8.33%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) ISEB
6 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.08%) MCITP
7 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.08%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (27.08%) VMware ESX
3 5 (10.42%) XenDesktop
4 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 14 (29.17%) VMware
3 9 (18.75%) HP
4 7 (14.58%) Citrix
5 5 (10.42%) Lotus
6 4 (8.33%) SAP
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle
8 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.17%) Tableau
9 1 (2.08%) Adobe
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco
9 1 (2.08%) Dell
9 1 (2.08%) Remedy
Derby, Derbyshire
X4 Group
Rate: £7 - 12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago