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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 27 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 21.43% 26.12% 15.63%
As % of the Vendors category 42.86% 51.47% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 11
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£325 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £250 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £9.94 £31.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.78% -68.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.21 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £11.81 £52.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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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
63 68 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 50.00% 50.75% 60.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 49
Average daily rate £325 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £69
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £9.57 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.64% -73.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £9.21 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.14 £52.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Derby

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 29 (47.54%) Active Directory
2 28 (45.90%) Windows
3 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
4 26 (42.62%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
6 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
7 18 (29.51%) Windows XP
7 18 (29.51%) VMware
8 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
9 16 (26.23%) MS Office
9 16 (26.23%) SQL
10 15 (24.59%) UNIX
10 15 (24.59%) Red Hat
10 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (24.59%) VMware ESX
10 15 (24.59%) Manufacturing
10 15 (24.59%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
11 14 (22.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (21.31%) Oracle
13 12 (19.67%) Finance
14 11 (18.03%) .NET
15 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
15 10 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (16.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (13.11%) Financial Institution
16 8 (13.11%) VBA
16 8 (13.11%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (13.11%) HP
17 7 (11.48%) Mentoring

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (6.56%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
3 1 (1.64%) Lync
3 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
2 16 (26.23%) MS Office
3 6 (9.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.56%) MS Project
5 2 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.64%) Network Security
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
2 1 (1.64%) VPN
2 1 (1.64%) Intranet
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (13.11%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.28%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.28%) OLAP
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (24.59%) Manufacturing
2 12 (19.67%) Finance
3 8 (13.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Technical Leader
2 8 (13.11%) MI Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) Architect
3 6 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.92%) Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) DBA
6 3 (4.92%) SQL DBA
6 3 (4.92%) Project Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.28%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Business Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) HTML
2 3 (4.92%) CSS
2 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 3 (4.92%) HTML5
2 3 (4.92%) CSS3
3 2 (3.28%) MDX
3 2 (3.28%) jQuery
3 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.64%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (42.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Tandem
3 1 (1.64%) CMDB
3 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.90%) Windows
2 18 (29.51%) Windows XP
3 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (24.59%) UNIX
4 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.64%) Android
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
2 15 (24.59%) Requirements Analysis
3 14 (22.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.84%) Project Management
6 3 (4.92%) Information Security
6 3 (4.92%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.28%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.28%) ETL Development
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL
7 2 (3.28%) OO
7 2 (3.28%) ETL
7 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.28%) Change Management
7 2 (3.28%) MVC
7 2 (3.28%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.64%) Validation
8 1 (1.64%) Scrum
8 1 (1.64%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) SQL
2 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
3 8 (13.11%) VBA
4 6 (9.84%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) C#
6 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PMP
5 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.64%) MCP
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.64%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 29 (47.54%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.59%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) VMware
2 15 (24.59%) Red Hat
3 13 (21.31%) Oracle
4 8 (13.11%) HP
5 6 (9.84%) Citrix
6 3 (4.92%) Siemens
6 3 (4.92%) Nimsoft
7 2 (3.28%) Remedy
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco
7 2 (3.28%) Sybase
8 1 (1.64%) Cognos
8 1 (1.64%) Juniper
8 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.64%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.64%) Northgate
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