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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 48 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 30.97% 13.87% 9.49%
As % of the Vendors category 47.52% 26.76% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £288 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +59.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £160 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £236
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £9.21 £31.93 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.16% -46.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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
101 71 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 65.16% 51.82% 66.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 53 29
Average daily rate £400 £340 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +27.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £70 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Average hourly rate £9.21 £35.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.07% -45.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.50 £51.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £53.00 £65.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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
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 2 October 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Derby

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 33 (50.77%) MS Office
2 30 (46.15%) Windows
3 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
3 19 (29.23%) Security Cleared
4 18 (27.69%) SC Cleared
4 18 (27.69%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (26.15%) Finance
6 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
7 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (20.00%) Migration
9 11 (16.92%) Windows XP
10 10 (15.38%) VMware
10 10 (15.38%) Project Planning
11 9 (13.85%) Oracle
12 8 (12.31%) MS Visio
12 8 (12.31%) Project Management
12 8 (12.31%) Change Management
12 8 (12.31%) Oracle EBS
12 8 (12.31%) Manufacturing
12 8 (12.31%) Validation
12 8 (12.31%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (12.31%) Data Migration
13 7 (10.77%) Oracle EBS R12
13 7 (10.77%) Degree
13 7 (10.77%) Service Management
13 7 (10.77%) VMware ESX
14 6 (9.23%) Financial Institution
14 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
14 6 (9.23%) Citrix
14 6 (9.23%) Red Hat

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 3 (4.62%) SAS
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) Lync
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (50.77%) MS Office
2 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
3 8 (12.31%) MS Visio
4 5 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (4.62%) MS Project
6 1 (1.54%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Internet
1 4 (6.15%) LDAP
2 3 (4.62%) DHCP
2 3 (4.62%) Kerberos
2 3 (4.62%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) Extranet
3 1 (1.54%) SSL
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) VPN
3 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.08%) OLAP
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MSI
2 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.23%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.62%) Legal
5 2 (3.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) Project Manager
2 8 (12.31%) Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Technical Leader
4 5 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) IT Support
6 3 (4.62%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Administrator
7 2 (3.08%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Programmer
7 2 (3.08%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.08%) MI Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Credit Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) HTML
1 3 (4.62%) CSS
1 3 (4.62%) ADSI
2 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) J2EE
2 2 (3.08%) CSS3
2 2 (3.08%) HTML5
3 1 (1.54%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.54%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.54%) jQuery
3 1 (1.54%) Struts
3 1 (1.54%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) Spring
3 1 (1.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) PKI
2 3 (4.62%) Credit Risk
2 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.62%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Economics
3 2 (3.08%) EPoS
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.15%) Windows
2 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (16.92%) Windows XP
4 6 (9.23%) UNIX
4 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Vista
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.08%) Linux
8 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.54%) Android
8 1 (1.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Migration
2 10 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 8 (12.31%) Project Management
3 8 (12.31%) Change Management
3 8 (12.31%) Validation
3 8 (12.31%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (12.31%) Data Migration
4 7 (10.77%) Service Management
5 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
5 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.69%) OO
6 5 (7.69%) Workflow
7 4 (6.15%) Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) Line Management
8 3 (4.62%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.62%) OOP
8 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.08%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.08%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) VB
3 2 (3.08%) Java
3 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) C
4 1 (1.54%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 19 (29.23%) Security Cleared
2 18 (27.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.77%) Degree
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.62%) MCDST
5 2 (3.08%) MCP
6 1 (1.54%) MCSE
6 1 (1.54%) MCSA
6 1 (1.54%) MCTS
6 1 (1.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.77%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) BlackBerry Internet Service
4 1 (1.54%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) SCCM
1 4 (6.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) VMware
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle
3 6 (9.23%) Citrix
3 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.69%) HP
4 5 (7.69%) Cisco
5 4 (6.15%) Remedy
6 3 (4.62%) Cognos
7 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.54%) Mercator
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