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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 37 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 25.52% 19.42% 15.04%
As % of the Vendors category 44.05% 47.37% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £490 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.13 £31.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+270.37% -68.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £9.94 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £16.75 £52.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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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
84 57 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 57.93% 41.01% 57.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 35
Average daily rate £405 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £250 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.75 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.88% -52.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £9.94 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £72.50 £52.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Derby

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 32 (49.23%) Windows
1 32 (49.23%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (47.69%) Active Directory
3 25 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 25 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 23 (35.38%) Windows XP
5 22 (33.85%) VMware
6 21 (32.31%) Manufacturing
6 21 (32.31%) SQL Server
6 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
7 19 (29.23%) SC Cleared
7 19 (29.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (29.23%) UNIX
7 19 (29.23%) Red Hat
7 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (29.23%) VMware ESX
7 19 (29.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 16 (24.62%) SQL
9 15 (23.08%) Oracle
9 15 (23.08%) MS Office
10 12 (18.46%) .NET
10 12 (18.46%) Finance
11 10 (15.38%) T-SQL
12 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
13 8 (12.31%) Financial Institution
13 8 (12.31%) HP
13 8 (12.31%) VBA
13 8 (12.31%) Crystal Reports

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (9.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) SAS
2 1 (1.54%) Lync
2 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 25 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 15 (23.08%) MS Office
3 6 (9.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.62%) MS Project
5 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) LAN
1 1 (1.54%) WAN
1 1 (1.54%) Intranet
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
1 1 (1.54%) Firewall
1 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (12.31%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.62%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.54%) Selenium
4 1 (1.54%) MSTest
General
1 21 (32.31%) Manufacturing
2 12 (18.46%) Finance
3 8 (12.31%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.54%) Automotive
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Analyst
2 9 (13.85%) Architect
2 9 (13.85%) Technical Leader
3 8 (12.31%) MI Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Consultant
4 5 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Developer
5 4 (6.15%) DBA
5 4 (6.15%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) SQL DBA
6 3 (4.62%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Software Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.08%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) Web Services
3 3 (4.62%) HTML
3 3 (4.62%) CSS
3 3 (4.62%) HTML5
3 3 (4.62%) CSS3
4 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.08%) jQuery
4 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.54%) XML
5 1 (1.54%) WCF
5 1 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.54%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (49.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Tandem
3 1 (1.54%) Economics
3 1 (1.54%) CMDB
3 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Windows
2 23 (35.38%) Windows XP
3 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (29.23%) UNIX
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 19 (29.23%) Requirements Analysis
2 19 (29.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
4 6 (9.23%) Project Management
5 4 (6.15%) MVC
5 4 (6.15%) Information Security
5 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.62%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (4.62%) Scrum
6 3 (4.62%) Change Management
6 3 (4.62%) SDLC
7 2 (3.08%) Test Planning
7 2 (3.08%) ITIL
7 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.08%) Service Management
7 2 (3.08%) OO
7 2 (3.08%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.54%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) SQL
2 10 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 8 (12.31%) VBA
4 7 (10.77%) Java
5 6 (9.23%) C#
6 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
2 19 (29.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) Degree
4 3 (4.62%) ISEB
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.54%) MCP
6 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.54%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.54%) PMP
6 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 31 (47.69%) Active Directory
2 19 (29.23%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) VMware
2 19 (29.23%) Red Hat
3 15 (23.08%) Oracle
4 8 (12.31%) HP
5 5 (7.69%) Siemens
6 4 (6.15%) Citrix
7 3 (4.62%) Nimsoft
8 2 (3.08%) Remedy
8 2 (3.08%) Sybase
9 1 (1.54%) Cognos
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco
9 1 (1.54%) Northgate
Derby
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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