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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 18 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 20.22% 19.77% 17.28%
As % of the Vendors category 31.58% 29.06% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £305 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £163 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £377 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Average hourly rate £11.83 £9.90 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.58% -34.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.87 £8.63 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £13.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
57 117 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 64.04% 68.02% 53.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 76 19
Average daily rate £375 £250 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £65 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £8.63 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.63% -13.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 29 January 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Derby

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 32 (48.48%) Windows
2 29 (43.94%) MS Office
3 23 (34.85%) Security Cleared
4 22 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 20 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (30.30%) MS Excel
6 19 (28.79%) Windows XP
6 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (25.76%) Active Directory
7 17 (25.76%) VMware
8 14 (21.21%) Finance
9 12 (18.18%) Project Management
10 11 (16.67%) VMware ESX
10 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 10 (15.15%) Validation
11 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
11 10 (15.15%) Red Hat
11 10 (15.15%) UNIX
12 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
12 9 (13.64%) Degree
12 9 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (12.12%) HP
14 7 (10.61%) MSI
14 7 (10.61%) OOP
14 7 (10.61%) OO
14 7 (10.61%) SQL
14 7 (10.61%) VB
14 7 (10.61%) Windows Vista

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (6.06%) SAS
2 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (43.94%) MS Office
2 20 (30.30%) MS Excel
3 7 (10.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.03%) MS Project
4 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.52%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) DHCP
1 1 (1.52%) DNS
1 1 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.06%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MSI
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) Technical Leader
3 7 (10.61%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.61%) Developer
4 6 (9.09%) IT Support
5 4 (6.06%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.55%) Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Credit Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Project Support Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (1.52%) iOS SDK
1 1 (1.52%) Android SDK
1 1 (1.52%) HTML
1 1 (1.52%) CSS
1 1 (1.52%) Web Services
1 1 (1.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.03%) Economics
3 2 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) EPoS
4 1 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (48.48%) Windows
2 19 (28.79%) Windows XP
2 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.15%) UNIX
5 7 (10.61%) Windows Vista
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.55%) Linux
7 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.52%) Android
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) Project Management
2 10 (15.15%) Validation
2 10 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
2 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
3 9 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (10.61%) OOP
4 7 (10.61%) OO
5 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 6 (9.09%) Information Security
5 6 (9.09%) Workflow
5 6 (9.09%) Service Management
5 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.06%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.06%) Change Management
6 4 (6.06%) Migration
6 4 (6.06%) Analytics
6 4 (6.06%) Line Management
7 3 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.03%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.03%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
1 7 (10.61%) VB
2 2 (3.03%) C
3 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Security Cleared
2 22 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) MCP
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (25.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) VMware
2 10 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 8 (12.12%) HP
4 6 (9.09%) Remedy
5 5 (7.58%) Citrix
6 4 (6.06%) Cognos
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (1.52%) LANDesk
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