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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 30 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 23.26% 15.60% 18.81%
As % of the Vendors category 36.14% 25.56% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £379 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.60 £9.90 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.39% -34.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.96 £9.01 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £23.97 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.55 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -17.87%
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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
83 133 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 64.34% 61.01% 67.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 80 25
Average daily rate £400 £340 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £70 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Average hourly rate £13.60 £8.63 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.53% -84.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £8.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.94 £67.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 December 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 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Derby

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 40 (51.28%) Windows
2 39 (50.00%) MS Office
3 28 (35.90%) Security Cleared
4 27 (34.62%) SC Cleared
5 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
6 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (28.21%) Finance
7 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
7 20 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (24.36%) Windows XP
9 17 (21.79%) VMware
10 13 (16.67%) Migration
11 12 (15.38%) Project Management
11 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (14.10%) Windows 7
12 11 (14.10%) VMware ESX
13 10 (12.82%) Validation
13 10 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (12.82%) Project Planning
13 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
13 10 (12.82%) Red Hat
13 10 (12.82%) UNIX
14 9 (11.54%) Oracle
14 9 (11.54%) Citrix
14 9 (11.54%) Degree
14 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
14 9 (11.54%) Change Management
14 9 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (10.26%) Data Migration
15 8 (10.26%) SCCM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (5.13%) SAS
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 39 (50.00%) MS Office
2 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
3 8 (10.26%) MS Visio
4 7 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.85%) MS Project
6 1 (1.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) DHCP
1 4 (5.13%) DNS
1 4 (5.13%) LDAP
2 3 (3.85%) Kerberos
2 3 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) Extranet
3 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.28%) OLAP
3 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MSI
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.26%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Analyst
2 10 (12.82%) Technical Leader
3 8 (10.26%) Developer
4 7 (8.97%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.69%) IT Support
6 5 (6.41%) Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Service Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) SAS Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Build Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Field Service Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.56%) Security Consultant
9 2 (2.56%) Administrator
9 2 (2.56%) Field Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) ADSI
2 2 (2.56%) CSS
2 2 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) Ajax
3 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.28%) HTML5
3 1 (1.28%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.28%) CSS3
3 1 (1.28%) jQuery
3 1 (1.28%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.85%) PKI
3 3 (3.85%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Economics
4 2 (2.56%) EPoS
4 2 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.28%) Windows
2 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (24.36%) Windows XP
4 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.10%) Windows 7
6 10 (12.82%) UNIX
7 7 (8.97%) Windows Vista
8 4 (5.13%) Linux
9 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.28%) zOS
11 1 (1.28%) Android
11 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) Migration
2 12 (15.38%) Project Management
3 10 (12.82%) Validation
3 10 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (12.82%) Project Planning
3 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
4 9 (11.54%) Change Management
4 9 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (10.26%) Data Migration
5 8 (10.26%) OO
6 7 (8.97%) OOP
6 7 (8.97%) Workflow
6 7 (8.97%) Service Management
7 6 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 6 (7.69%) Information Security
7 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.13%) Analytics
8 4 (5.13%) Line Management
9 3 (3.85%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.56%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) VB
2 5 (6.41%) SQL
3 2 (2.56%) C
4 1 (1.28%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 27 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.54%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) MCDST
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) ISEB
5 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.10%) VMware ESX
3 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) SCCM
2 4 (5.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) VMware
2 10 (12.82%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.54%) Oracle
3 9 (11.54%) Citrix
4 8 (10.26%) HP
5 6 (7.69%) Remedy
6 4 (5.13%) Cisco
6 4 (5.13%) Cognos
7 1 (1.28%) Mercator
7 1 (1.28%) LANDesk
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