The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Derby region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 6 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 12.96% 9.23% 27.12%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 27.27% 39.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 22
Average daily rate £194 £320 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% -16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £182 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £430 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 8
Average hourly rate £9.94 - £55.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.26 - £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -4.00%
Vendors Category
Derby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
42 22 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 38.89% 33.85% 68.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 53
Average daily rate £254 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.52% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £288 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 20
Average hourly rate £72.50 - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Microsoft
Derbyshire

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 31 (59.62%) Windows
2 27 (51.92%) MS Office
3 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 15 (28.85%) MS Excel
5 14 (26.92%) Windows XP
6 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 11 (21.15%) Windows 7
8 10 (19.23%) Finance
9 9 (17.31%) Financial Institution
10 8 (15.38%) VMware
10 8 (15.38%) Banking
11 7 (13.46%) Internet
11 7 (13.46%) Project Management
12 6 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
13 5 (9.62%) Service Management
13 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
13 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (9.62%) Oracle
13 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
13 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
14 4 (7.69%) SQL
14 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
14 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
14 4 (7.69%) MS Project
14 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
14 4 (7.69%) HP
14 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (51.92%) MS Office
2 15 (28.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.69%) MS Project
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.92%) MS Access
4 1 (1.92%) DB2
4 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Financial Institution
3 8 (15.38%) Banking
4 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
5 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) IT Support
3 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support
4 5 (9.62%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Process Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Remote Desktop Support
6 3 (5.77%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Project Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
1 2 (3.85%) J2EE
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) SOAP
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) Ajax
2 1 (1.92%) JSON
2 1 (1.92%) jQuery
2 1 (1.92%) HTML5
2 1 (1.92%) CSS3
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.77%) GIS
2 3 (5.77%) Economics
3 2 (3.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Firmware
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Windows
2 14 (26.92%) Windows XP
3 11 (21.15%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Vista
5 3 (5.77%) NetWare
5 3 (5.77%) UNIX
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.85%) Linux
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.46%) Project Management
2 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
2 6 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (9.62%) Service Management
4 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.77%) Workflow
5 3 (5.77%) Change Management
6 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.85%) Supply Chain Management
6 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.85%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.92%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) C
3 1 (1.92%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.92%) PL/1
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) BC Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.85%) MCITP
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
4 1 (1.92%) MCDST
4 1 (1.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) VMware
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (5.77%) Novell
4 3 (5.77%) Siemens
4 3 (5.77%) Lotus
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.77%) Remedy
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe
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