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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 35 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 25.55% 15.50% 9.86%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 25.64% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 3
Average daily rate
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£330 £275 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +52.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £88 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £236
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £9.94 £31.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.86% +82.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £10.76 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £52.85 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
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
70 78 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 51.09% 60.47% 59.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 50 28
Average daily rate £330 £300 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £70 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £700 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 12
Average hourly rate £9.57 £35.50 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.03% -40.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £10.84 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £52.80 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (53.33%) MS Office
2 18 (40.00%) Windows
3 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 13 (28.89%) Migration
5 12 (26.67%) Finance
6 10 (22.22%) Project Planning
6 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (20.00%) Oracle
8 8 (17.78%) MS Visio
8 8 (17.78%) Data Migration
8 8 (17.78%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (15.56%) Change Management
9 7 (15.56%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (13.33%) Citrix
11 5 (11.11%) Cisco
11 5 (11.11%) Project Management
11 5 (11.11%) Service Management
12 4 (8.89%) Financial Institution
12 4 (8.89%) MCDST
12 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (8.89%) Internet
12 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (8.89%) LDAP
12 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (8.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (6.67%) MCP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.22%) Lync
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (53.33%) MS Office
2 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 8 (17.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.67%) MS Project
4 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Internet
1 4 (8.89%) LDAP
2 3 (6.67%) DHCP
2 3 (6.67%) Kerberos
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) Extranet
3 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.44%) OLAP
2 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) MSI
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) IT Support
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) Field Service Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Field Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Data Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) ADSI
2 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.44%) CSS
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) J2EE
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) HTML5
2 2 (4.44%) CSS3
3 1 (2.22%) Struts
3 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.22%) jQuery
3 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) PKI
1 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) EPoS
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Firmware
3 1 (2.22%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Migration
2 10 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 8 (17.78%) Data Migration
4 7 (15.56%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) Project Management
5 5 (11.11%) Service Management
6 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.67%) Workflow
8 2 (4.44%) Identity Management
8 2 (4.44%) Validation
8 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (4.44%) Data Mapping
8 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) OO
9 1 (2.22%) Data Analytics
9 1 (2.22%) Analytics
9 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) C
2 1 (2.22%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) MCDST
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) MCP
4 2 (4.44%) MCTS
4 2 (4.44%) MCITP
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) MCSA
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) BlackBerry Internet Service
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Citrix
3 5 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Remedy
5 1 (2.22%) Mercator
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