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 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 34 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 21.79% 19.84% 25.93%
As % of the Vendors category 44.74% 39.68% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 21
Median daily rate £320 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £115 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £410 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Median hourly rate £9.13 £25.25 £9.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.86% +154.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -
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
76 63 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 48.72% 50.00% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 32
Median daily rate £400 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £279 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Median hourly rate £9.50 £17.50 £9.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.69% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £11.75 £9.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £45.00 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 August 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 August 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 21 (37.50%) Windows
1 21 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 18 (32.14%) MS Office
4 14 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 13 (23.21%) Windows XP
5 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
6 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
6 11 (19.64%) Red Hat
6 11 (19.64%) Finance
7 10 (17.86%) VMware
7 10 (17.86%) Unix
7 10 (17.86%) SQL
7 10 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (17.86%) Windows Server
8 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (16.07%) Project Management
9 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (12.50%) VMware ESX
10 7 (12.50%) Service Management
11 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
11 6 (10.71%) HP
11 6 (10.71%) Citrix
11 6 (10.71%) Internet
11 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2

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 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.36%) IBM Notes
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 18 (32.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.79%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Internet
2 4 (7.14%) WAN
3 3 (5.36%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) NAS
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) Power BI
4 1 (1.79%) QlikView
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.79%) JUnit
2 1 (1.79%) Mockito
General
1 14 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 11 (19.64%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Service Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Business Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.36%) Data Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Incident Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.57%) IT Support
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.57%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) MDX
1 2 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) JavaFX
2 1 (1.79%) JPA
2 1 (1.79%) Spring
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.57%) Life Science
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) PMI
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.79%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) Windows XP
3 10 (17.86%) Unix
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.71%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.57%) Linux
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.79%) Android
8 1 (1.79%) Solaris
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (16.07%) Project Management
3 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 8 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (12.50%) Service Management
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 6 (10.71%) Process Improvement
6 5 (8.93%) ERP
6 5 (8.93%) Migration
6 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.14%) Business Development
7 4 (7.14%) Change Management
7 4 (7.14%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) Logistics
8 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.36%) Lean Six Sigma
8 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) VBScript
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) Java
5 1 (1.79%) Pascal
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
1 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.14%) Degree
3 4 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.36%) PMP
5 2 (3.57%) ISEB
5 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Red Hat
2 10 (17.86%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) Citrix
3 6 (10.71%) HP
4 5 (8.93%) SAP
4 5 (8.93%) Tableau
5 3 (5.36%) Cognos
5 3 (5.36%) Lotus
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) Remedy
6 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe
7 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp
7 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.79%) Sun
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