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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 48 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 31.37% 15.33% 8.39%
As % of the Vendors category 50.53% 26.44% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £263 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £88 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £236
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Average hourly rate £9.57 £31.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.01% +82.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.76 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £52.85 £47.25
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
95 87 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 62.09% 58.00% 62.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 60 29
Average daily rate £400 £339 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% +26.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £70 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Average hourly rate £9.21 £35.50 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.07% -43.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £53.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 29 (48.33%) Windows
2 28 (46.67%) MS Office
3 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 15 (25.00%) Finance
5 15 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (21.67%) Migration
6 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 10 (16.67%) VMware
7 10 (16.67%) Project Planning
8 9 (15.00%) Oracle
9 8 (13.33%) MS Visio
9 8 (13.33%) Change Management
9 8 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (13.33%) Data Migration
10 7 (11.67%) Degree
10 7 (11.67%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (11.67%) VMware ESX
10 7 (11.67%) Manufacturing
11 6 (10.00%) Project Management
11 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
11 6 (10.00%) Citrix
11 6 (10.00%) UNIX
11 6 (10.00%) Service Management
11 6 (10.00%) Financial Institution

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.67%) Lync
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.67%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (46.67%) MS Office
2 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) LDAP
1 4 (6.67%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) DHCP
2 3 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) Extranet
3 1 (1.67%) SSL
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.33%) OLAP
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MSI
2 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) Developer
2 7 (11.67%) Technical Leader
2 7 (11.67%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) IT Support
5 3 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Programmer
6 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Administrator
6 2 (3.33%) Field Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Field Service Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Data Administrator
6 2 (3.33%) Project Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) HTML
1 3 (5.00%) CSS
1 3 (5.00%) ADSI
2 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) J2EE
2 2 (3.33%) HTML5
2 2 (3.33%) CSS3
3 1 (1.67%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.67%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.67%) jQuery
3 1 (1.67%) Spring
3 1 (1.67%) Ajax
3 1 (1.67%) Struts
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) PKI
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) EPoS
3 2 (3.33%) Economics
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) Firmware
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Windows
2 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 6 (10.00%) UNIX
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.00%) Linux
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.67%) Android
8 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Migration
2 10 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 8 (13.33%) Change Management
3 8 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 6 (10.00%) Project Management
4 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.00%) Service Management
4 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.33%) Workflow
5 5 (8.33%) Validation
6 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.67%) OO
7 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.33%) OOP
8 2 (3.33%) ITIL
8 2 (3.33%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.33%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) VB
2 2 (3.33%) Java
2 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.67%) C
3 1 (1.67%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) MCDST
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) MCTS
5 1 (1.67%) MCITP
5 1 (1.67%) MCSE
5 1 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) BlackBerry Internet Service
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) VMware
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.00%) Citrix
4 5 (8.33%) HP
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco
5 4 (6.67%) Remedy
6 1 (1.67%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.67%) Cognos
6 1 (1.67%) Mercator
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