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 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 25 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 17.86% 19.72% 12.82%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 41.79% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 5
Average daily rate £362 £349 £282
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +23.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £278 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £437 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £11.41 £12.71 £9.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.24% +27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £12.48 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £12.94 £11.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.38 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +6.03%
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
65 67 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 46.43% 47.18% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 14
Average daily rate £364 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.98% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £260 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 18
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -82.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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 April 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 28 April 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 33 (52.38%) Windows
1 33 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 31 (49.21%) Windows XP
3 22 (34.92%) MS Excel
3 22 (34.92%) Unix
3 22 (34.92%) Red Hat
3 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (34.92%) VMware
3 22 (34.92%) VMware ESX
3 22 (34.92%) Windows Server
4 21 (33.33%) MS Office
5 20 (31.75%) Configuration Management
5 20 (31.75%) Requirements Analysis
6 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (26.98%) HP
8 16 (25.40%) Finance
9 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 15 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (20.63%) Manufacturing
10 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
10 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
11 12 (19.05%) WAN
12 11 (17.46%) Windows 8
13 10 (15.87%) Windows 10
13 10 (15.87%) Cisco
13 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
13 10 (15.87%) Citrix
13 10 (15.87%) Process Improvement
13 10 (15.87%) Apple iOS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (34.92%) MS Excel
2 21 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) WAN
2 9 (14.29%) LAN
2 9 (14.29%) VPN
3 7 (11.11%) VoIP
4 4 (6.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.59%) QlikView
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) MSTest
2 1 (1.59%) NuGet
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.35%) Legal
4 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.17%) Advertising
6 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Architect
2 20 (31.75%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (20.63%) Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Architect
4 8 (12.70%) IT Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Service Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) IT Support
5 7 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.17%) Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (3.17%) SAP Manager
8 2 (3.17%) SAP Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.59%) Customer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.59%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.59%) jQuery
3 1 (1.59%) LINQ
3 1 (1.59%) MDX
3 1 (1.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.94%) NHS
4 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Economics
5 1 (1.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (52.38%) Windows
2 31 (49.21%) Windows XP
3 22 (34.92%) Unix
3 22 (34.92%) Windows Server
3 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (17.46%) Windows 8
5 10 (15.87%) Apple iOS
5 10 (15.87%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.59%) Android
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Configuration Management
1 20 (31.75%) Requirements Analysis
2 15 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
4 10 (15.87%) Process Improvement
5 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (12.70%) Project Management
6 6 (9.52%) Service Management
7 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.35%) Business Development
8 4 (6.35%) ERP
8 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.17%) Change Management
10 2 (3.17%) ITIL
10 2 (3.17%) TDD
10 2 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (1.59%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 9 (14.29%) VBScript
2 3 (4.76%) C#
3 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) R
4 1 (1.59%) SQL
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
4 8 (12.70%) MCSE
5 7 (11.11%) CCDA
5 7 (11.11%) CCNA
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (7.94%) PMI Certification
7 4 (6.35%) PMP
8 2 (3.17%) Degree
9 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.59%) ISEB
9 1 (1.59%) MCITP
9 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 22 (34.92%) VMware ESX
3 9 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Red Hat
1 22 (34.92%) VMware
2 17 (26.98%) HP
3 10 (15.87%) Cisco
3 10 (15.87%) Citrix
4 9 (14.29%) Lotus
5 4 (6.35%) SAP
6 3 (4.76%) Remedy
7 1 (1.59%) BMC
7 1 (1.59%) Dell
7 1 (1.59%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.59%) Tableau
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