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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 30 27 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 18.99% 18.49% 31.37%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 36.49% 50.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 28
Median daily rate £350 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £243 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Median hourly rate £9.13 £11.75 £9.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.34% +22.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
75 74 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 47.47% 50.68% 62.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 44
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £271 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Median hourly rate £9.31 £12.75 £9.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.96% +38.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £11.20 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £18.00 £10.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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 September 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 September 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 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
2 14 (28.57%) Windows
3 13 (26.53%) MS Office
4 12 (24.49%) SQL
5 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
6 10 (20.41%) Manufacturing
7 9 (18.37%) Finance
8 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
8 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 6 (12.24%) Internet
10 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
10 6 (12.24%) Unix
10 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.24%) Migration
10 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (12.24%) Tableau
10 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
11 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
11 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (10.20%) VMware
11 5 (10.20%) Financial Institution
11 5 (10.20%) Project Management
11 5 (10.20%) Logistics
11 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
11 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
11 5 (10.20%) 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 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
2 13 (26.53%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.04%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) WAN
3 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.04%) NAS
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Power BI
5 2 (4.08%) QlikView
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.04%) JUnit
2 1 (2.04%) Mockito
General
1 10 (20.41%) Manufacturing
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.08%) Interactive Media
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Service Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Business Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Data Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
1 2 (4.08%) HTML
1 2 (4.08%) MDX
1 2 (4.08%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.04%) JavaFX
2 1 (2.04%) JPA
2 1 (2.04%) jQuery
2 1 (2.04%) Node.js
2 1 (2.04%) Spring
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Life Science
3 2 (4.08%) NHS
3 2 (4.08%) PMI
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Unix
2 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.12%) Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.08%) Solaris
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.24%) Migration
3 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (10.20%) Logistics
3 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
3 5 (10.20%) Project Management
4 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.16%) ERP
4 4 (8.16%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (8.16%) Service Management
4 4 (8.16%) Six Sigma
5 3 (6.12%) Change Management
5 3 (6.12%) ETL
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) Process Improvement
5 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) Pascal
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB
3 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 6 (12.24%) Tableau
3 5 (10.20%) VMware
4 4 (8.16%) Citrix
4 4 (8.16%) Cognos
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) SAP
5 2 (4.08%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe
6 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) Lotus
6 1 (2.04%) NetApp
6 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.04%) Remedy
6 1 (2.04%) Sun