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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 3 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 37 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 28.24% 12.88% 11.90%
As % of the Vendors category 48.05% 33.33% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £101
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +171.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £366 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.13 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+270.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.96
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.07%
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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
77 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 58.78% 38.64% 59.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 26
Average daily rate £405 £395 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% +43.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £250 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £535 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.75 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.65% -52.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 7 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 34 (50.75%) Windows
2 32 (47.76%) Active Directory
3 30 (44.78%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
5 25 (37.31%) Configuration Management
6 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
7 22 (32.84%) Windows XP
7 22 (32.84%) VMware
8 21 (31.34%) Manufacturing
9 20 (29.85%) Security Cleared
10 19 (28.36%) Requirements Analysis
10 19 (28.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (28.36%) VMware ESX
10 19 (28.36%) UNIX
10 19 (28.36%) Red Hat
10 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (26.87%) SC Cleared
12 16 (23.88%) MS Office
12 16 (23.88%) SQL
13 14 (20.90%) Oracle
14 12 (17.91%) Finance
15 10 (14.93%) .NET
15 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
17 8 (11.94%) HP
17 8 (11.94%) T-SQL
17 8 (11.94%) VBA
17 8 (11.94%) Crystal Reports
17 8 (11.94%) Financial Institution

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (8.96%) IIS
2 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) SAS
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.49%) Lync
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.49%) Node.js
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
2 16 (23.88%) MS Office
3 6 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.48%) MS Project
5 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.49%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) LAN
1 1 (1.49%) WAN
1 1 (1.49%) Intranet
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
1 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
1 1 (1.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (11.94%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) MSTest
General
1 21 (31.34%) Manufacturing
2 12 (17.91%) Finance
3 8 (11.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Analyst
2 11 (16.42%) Architect
3 9 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (13.43%) Technical Leader
4 8 (11.94%) MI Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Project Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) DBA
6 4 (5.97%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) SQL DBA
8 2 (2.99%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (2.99%) Citrix Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Database Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) Web Services
3 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.49%) CSS3
4 1 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.49%) XML
4 1 (1.49%) WCF
4 1 (1.49%) HTML5
4 1 (1.49%) CSS
4 1 (1.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (44.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) Tandem
3 1 (1.49%) Economics
3 1 (1.49%) CMDB
3 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.75%) Windows
2 22 (32.84%) Windows XP
3 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (28.36%) UNIX
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Configuration Management
2 19 (28.36%) Requirements Analysis
2 19 (28.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.46%) Project Management
5 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.48%) Change Management
6 3 (4.48%) Information Security
6 3 (4.48%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (2.99%) Database Security
7 2 (2.99%) Test Planning
7 2 (2.99%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (2.99%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (2.99%) Scrum
7 2 (2.99%) SDLC
7 2 (2.99%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.99%) Service Management
7 2 (2.99%) MVC
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) T-SQL
2 8 (11.94%) VBA
3 7 (10.45%) Java
4 4 (5.97%) C#
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Security Cleared
2 18 (26.87%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) ISEB
3 4 (5.97%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.49%) PMP
6 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.49%) MCP
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.49%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (47.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (28.36%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) VMware
2 19 (28.36%) Red Hat
3 14 (20.90%) Oracle
4 8 (11.94%) HP
5 5 (7.46%) Siemens
6 3 (4.48%) Nimsoft
6 3 (4.48%) Citrix
7 2 (2.99%) Remedy
7 2 (2.99%) Sybase
8 1 (1.49%) Cognos
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco
8 1 (1.49%) Northgate
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