The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 44 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 17.67% 16.15% 17.34%
As % of the Vendors category 26.04% 33.87% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 11
Median daily rate £394 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £114 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £13.60 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.44%
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 Derbyshire region.

Vendors Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
169 124 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 67.87% 47.69% 50.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 72 38
Median daily rate £350 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £114 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 10
Median hourly rate £16.55 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £14.04 £8.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £20.00 £23.55
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 Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Derbyshire region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Derbyshire region.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -3 29 £419 +4.76% 7
Chesterfield +5 5 £325 -12.16% 3
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 37 (41.11%) Active Directory
2 36 (40.00%) Windows
3 22 (24.44%) MS Excel
3 22 (24.44%) SQL
3 22 (24.44%) Security Cleared
4 21 (23.33%) SC Cleared
4 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (23.33%) Windows Server
5 18 (20.00%) VMware
5 18 (20.00%) .NET
6 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (16.67%) Power BI
9 14 (15.56%) Office 365
9 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (15.56%) Migration
10 13 (14.44%) Manufacturing
10 13 (14.44%) Citrix
10 13 (14.44%) C#
10 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
10 13 (14.44%) PaaS
10 13 (14.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (14.44%) Apache Spark
10 13 (14.44%) HDInsight
11 12 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (13.33%) MS Exchange
12 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (12.22%) Aerospace
12 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (14.44%) Apache Spark
2 12 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.89%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.33%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.33%) SAS
6 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.22%) IIS
8 1 (1.11%) CMS
8 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.78%) MS Office
3 2 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.22%) Primavera
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.56%) Office 365
3 13 (14.44%) PaaS
4 8 (8.89%) Azure Machine Learning
5 5 (5.56%) IaaS
5 5 (5.56%) SaaS
6 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) DNS
2 6 (6.67%) DHCP
2 6 (6.67%) Skype
3 5 (5.56%) Kerberos
3 5 (5.56%) LDAP
4 4 (4.44%) VPN
5 3 (3.33%) Firewall
5 3 (3.33%) Internet
6 2 (2.22%) LAN
6 2 (2.22%) MPLS
6 2 (2.22%) PBX
6 2 (2.22%) SAN
6 2 (2.22%) SNMP
6 2 (2.22%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.22%) WAN
7 1 (1.11%) NAS
7 1 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) Power BI
2 13 (14.44%) HDInsight
2 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.56%) Data Lake
5 5 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.56%) InfluxDB
5 5 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.56%) OpenTSDB
5 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (4.44%) Big Data
6 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.33%) Base SAS
7 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.11%) JUnit
3 1 (1.11%) Mockito
3 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (14.44%) Manufacturing
2 11 (12.22%) Aerospace
3 9 (10.00%) Finance
4 3 (3.33%) Advertising
4 3 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (23.33%) Analyst
2 19 (21.11%) Developer
3 17 (18.89%) Architect
4 7 (7.78%) Azure Architect
4 7 (7.78%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Software Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Consultant
6 5 (5.56%) Data Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) IT Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) IT Support
6 5 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (5.56%) ADSI
2 5 (5.56%) JSON
2 5 (5.56%) XML
3 4 (4.44%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.44%) Web Services
3 4 (4.44%) WPF
4 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.22%) CSS
5 2 (2.22%) HTML
5 2 (2.22%) jQuery
6 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.11%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.11%) JPA
6 1 (1.11%) MDX
6 1 (1.11%) Node.js
6 1 (1.11%) Sass
6 1 (1.11%) Spring
6 1 (1.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) Clustering
2 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.56%) PKI
5 4 (4.44%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.11%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.00%) Windows
2 21 (23.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (11.11%) Unix
5 8 (8.89%) Linux
6 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.56%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.22%) Solaris
9 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (15.56%) Migration
4 10 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (11.11%) Scrum
5 9 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.89%) Machine Learning
7 7 (7.78%) ETL
8 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 5 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
8 5 (5.56%) Data Validation
8 5 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (5.56%) Identity Management
8 5 (5.56%) Mathematics
8 5 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (5.56%) Process Improvement
8 5 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.56%) Validation
9 4 (4.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) SQL
2 13 (14.44%) C#
3 11 (12.22%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.89%) Scala
5 7 (7.78%) VBA
6 6 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.56%) Python
7 5 (5.56%) R
7 5 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.44%) VBScript
9 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.89%) Degree
5 5 (5.56%) MCITP
5 5 (5.56%) MCSE
6 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (41.11%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (4.44%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.11%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.11%) Samba
6 1 (1.11%) vSphere
6 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) SCCM
2 6 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (4.44%) AirWatch
4 4 (4.44%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.22%) SCOM
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) MIIS
6 1 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) VMware
2 13 (14.44%) Citrix
3 8 (8.89%) Cisco
3 8 (8.89%) Tableau
4 7 (7.78%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.56%) HP
5 5 (5.56%) Intel Security
5 5 (5.56%) MuleSoft
5 5 (5.56%) Symantec
5 5 (5.56%) Talend
6 4 (4.44%) Siemens
7 3 (3.33%) Cognos
7 3 (3.33%) Lotus
7 3 (3.33%) PTC
7 3 (3.33%) SAP
8 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.22%) Intel
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle
8 2 (2.22%) Polycom
9 1 (1.11%) NetApp