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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 24 38 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 20.34% 26.39% 8.06%
As % of the Vendors category 38.10% 49.35% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 3
Median daily rate £362 £400 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.46% +41.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £161 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £428 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £11.41 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £13.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £13.00 £12.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.03 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.20% +3.44%
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
63 77 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 53.39% 53.47% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 21
Median daily rate £375 £415 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +2.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £178 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 16
Median hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £72.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -82.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 29 (50.00%) Windows
1 29 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (46.55%) Windows XP
3 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
4 20 (34.48%) Unix
4 20 (34.48%) Red Hat
4 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (34.48%) VMware
4 20 (34.48%) VMware ESX
4 20 (34.48%) Windows Server
5 18 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
5 18 (31.03%) Configuration Management
6 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (27.59%) MS Office
8 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (24.14%) HP
9 14 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
10 13 (22.41%) WAN
10 13 (22.41%) Finance
11 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
11 12 (20.69%) Manufacturing
12 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
13 10 (17.24%) Cisco
14 9 (15.52%) LAN
14 9 (15.52%) Process Improvement
14 9 (15.52%) Windows 8
15 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Management
15 8 (13.79%) Windows 10
15 8 (13.79%) Apple iOS

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 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (12.07%) IBM Notes
2 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
2 16 (27.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) WAN
2 9 (15.52%) LAN
3 7 (12.07%) VoIP
3 7 (12.07%) VPN
4 4 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) QlikView
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.90%) Legal
4 2 (3.45%) Advertising
4 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Architect
2 18 (31.03%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (17.24%) Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
5 7 (12.07%) Service Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) IT Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) IT Support
7 5 (8.62%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (3.45%) SAP Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) MDX
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.62%) NHS
4 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.45%) PMI
6 1 (1.72%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.00%) Windows
2 27 (46.55%) Windows XP
3 20 (34.48%) Unix
3 20 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (15.52%) Windows 8
5 8 (13.79%) Apple iOS
5 8 (13.79%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Configuration Management
1 18 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
2 14 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
4 9 (15.52%) Process Improvement
5 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (13.79%) Project Management
6 5 (8.62%) Programme Management
6 5 (8.62%) Service Management
7 4 (6.90%) Business Development
7 4 (6.90%) ERP
7 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.17%) Change Management
9 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 2 (3.45%) Presales
9 2 (3.45%) Quality Management
9 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
1 7 (12.07%) VBScript
2 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) R
3 1 (1.72%) VB
3 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
3 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
4 8 (13.79%) MCSE
5 7 (12.07%) CCDA
5 7 (12.07%) CCNA
5 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (10.34%) PMI Certification
7 4 (6.90%) PMP
8 2 (3.45%) Degree
8 2 (3.45%) ISEB
8 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (34.48%) VMware ESX
3 7 (12.07%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Red Hat
1 20 (34.48%) VMware
2 14 (24.14%) HP
3 10 (17.24%) Cisco
4 8 (13.79%) Citrix
5 7 (12.07%) Lotus
6 4 (6.90%) SAP
7 2 (3.45%) Remedy
7 2 (3.45%) Tableau
8 1 (1.72%) Dell
Derby, Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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