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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Derbyshire / Derby
Rank 6 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 29 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 16.57% 20.86% 18.56%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 50.75% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 6
Median daily rate £419 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £114 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £13.60 £13.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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
116 67 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 66.29% 41.10% 58.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 41 28
Median daily rate £380 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £114 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Median hourly rate £27.00 £13.60 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.60% -1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £13.60 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £24.72 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, 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 31 (49.21%) Active Directory
2 28 (44.44%) Windows
3 19 (30.16%) Security Cleared
4 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 18 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 18 (28.57%) SQL
5 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (22.22%) VMware
6 14 (22.22%) Power BI
6 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (20.63%) PaaS
7 13 (20.63%) Apache Spark
7 13 (20.63%) HDInsight
7 13 (20.63%) Migration
7 13 (20.63%) .NET
7 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
7 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
9 11 (17.46%) Aerospace
9 11 (17.46%) Manufacturing
10 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (15.87%) Unix
10 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 9 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management

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 13 (20.63%) Apache Spark
2 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.52%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.76%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.76%) SAS
5 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.17%) Primavera
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (20.63%) PaaS
3 8 (12.70%) Azure Machine Learning
4 7 (11.11%) Office 365
5 5 (7.94%) IaaS
5 5 (7.94%) SaaS
6 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) DNS
2 6 (9.52%) DHCP
3 5 (7.94%) Kerberos
3 5 (7.94%) LDAP
4 4 (6.35%) Skype
4 4 (6.35%) VPN
5 3 (4.76%) Internet
6 2 (3.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.59%) Firewall
7 1 (1.59%) NAS
7 1 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.59%) SAN
7 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) Power BI
2 13 (20.63%) HDInsight
3 10 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (7.94%) Data Lake
5 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.94%) InfluxDB
5 5 (7.94%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.94%) OpenTSDB
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (6.35%) Big Data
6 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.76%) Base SAS
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (17.46%) Aerospace
1 11 (17.46%) Manufacturing
2 9 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Advertising
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Architect
2 11 (17.46%) Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Azure Architect
3 6 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.94%) Data Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) IT Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) IT Support
4 5 (7.94%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Technical Leader
5 4 (6.35%) Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Project Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Business Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Data Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.76%) SAS Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) ADSI
2 5 (7.94%) JSON
2 5 (7.94%) XML
3 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.17%) CSS
4 2 (3.17%) HTML
4 2 (3.17%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.59%) Node.js
5 1 (1.59%) React
5 1 (1.59%) Sass
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Clustering
3 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.94%) PKI
4 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 18 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 10 (15.87%) Unix
3 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.70%) Linux
5 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.94%) Windows 10
6 5 (7.94%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.17%) Solaris
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) Migration
2 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 9 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (12.70%) Machine Learning
5 6 (9.52%) ETL
6 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.94%) Business Process Improvement
6 5 (7.94%) Data Validation
6 5 (7.94%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (7.94%) Mathematics
6 5 (7.94%) Process Improvement
6 5 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (7.94%) Validation
7 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.35%) DevOps
7 4 (6.35%) Integration Testing
7 4 (6.35%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (6.35%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) SQL
2 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 8 (12.70%) C#
3 8 (12.70%) Scala
4 6 (9.52%) VBA
5 5 (7.94%) Python
5 5 (7.94%) R
5 5 (7.94%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.76%) VBScript
7 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Security Cleared
2 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) Degree
4 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.35%) MCSE
6 3 (4.76%) MCITP
System Software
1 31 (49.21%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (6.35%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.59%) Samba
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) SCCM
2 5 (7.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (7.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.76%) AirWatch
3 3 (4.76%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.59%) MIIS
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) VMware
2 8 (12.70%) Tableau
3 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.52%) Cisco
4 6 (9.52%) Citrix
5 5 (7.94%) HP
5 5 (7.94%) Intel Security
5 5 (7.94%) MuleSoft
5 5 (7.94%) Symantec
5 5 (7.94%) Talend
6 4 (6.35%) Siemens
7 3 (4.76%) Cognos
7 3 (4.76%) Lotus
7 3 (4.76%) PTC
7 3 (4.76%) SAP
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle
9 1 (1.59%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.59%) Dell
9 1 (1.59%) NetApp