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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 55 48 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 21.83% 18.32% 14.39%
As % of the Vendors category 42.31% 37.50% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £65 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £353 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £9.94 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.27%
Microsoft
East Midlands

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
130 128 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 51.59% 48.85% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 90 32
Average daily rate £356 £110 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+223.86% -65.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £70 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.39% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.63 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £72.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +5 30 £375 +25.00% 14
Chesterfield +4 16 £230 -20.68% 5
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 43 (46.24%) Windows
2 38 (40.86%) Active Directory
3 32 (34.41%) MS Excel
4 31 (33.33%) MS Office
5 27 (29.03%) VMware
6 23 (24.73%) SC Cleared
6 23 (24.73%) Security Cleared
7 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (22.58%) SQL Server
9 20 (21.51%) Manufacturing
10 19 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (18.28%) Windows XP
12 15 (16.13%) SQL
12 15 (16.13%) Configuration Management
13 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (11.83%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (11.83%) Project Management
15 11 (11.83%) Finance
16 10 (10.75%) VMware ESX
16 10 (10.75%) IIS
16 10 (10.75%) Red Hat
16 10 (10.75%) UNIX
16 10 (10.75%) Citrix
16 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (10.75%) Requirements Analysis
16 10 (10.75%) SCCM
17 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (9.68%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 10 (10.75%) IIS
2 8 (8.60%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.45%) Lync
3 6 (6.45%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.15%) SAS
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (34.41%) MS Excel
2 31 (33.33%) MS Office
3 11 (11.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.38%) MS Project
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) DNS
2 3 (3.23%) LAN
3 2 (2.15%) WAN
3 2 (2.15%) DHCP
3 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.08%) Network Security
4 1 (1.08%) VLAN
4 1 (1.08%) VoIP
4 1 (1.08%) Intranet
4 1 (1.08%) Internet
4 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.38%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.15%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MSI
1 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.08%) Selenium
4 1 (1.08%) MSTest
General
1 20 (21.51%) Manufacturing
2 11 (11.83%) Finance
3 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Automotive
4 2 (2.15%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (26.88%) Analyst
2 9 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (8.60%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (8.60%) Support Analyst
4 6 (6.45%) Developer
4 6 (6.45%) Consultant
4 6 (6.45%) Technical Leader
5 5 (5.38%) Project Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) Architect
5 5 (5.38%) Service Analyst
5 5 (5.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Data Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Team Leader
6 4 (4.30%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.30%) .NET Team Leader
6 4 (4.30%) Software Development Team Leader
6 4 (4.30%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) .NET
2 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.15%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.08%) WCF
4 1 (1.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.30%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.30%) Open Source
4 3 (3.23%) Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.08%) FMCG
6 1 (1.08%) Statistics
6 1 (1.08%) Economics
6 1 (1.08%) iSeries
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.08%) AS400
6 1 (1.08%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 43 (46.24%) Windows
2 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (18.28%) Windows XP
4 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.75%) UNIX
6 9 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.45%) Windows 2000
9 4 (4.30%) Linux
9 4 (4.30%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.13%) Configuration Management
2 12 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (11.83%) Project Management
4 10 (10.75%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (8.60%) OOP
6 7 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.53%) Information Security
7 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.38%) Resource Management
8 5 (5.38%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.38%) Service Management
8 5 (5.38%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.38%) Validation
9 4 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.30%) OO
9 4 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.23%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.13%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) VB
3 6 (6.45%) C#
4 3 (3.23%) VBA
5 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.08%) Java
6 1 (1.08%) C
6 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) SC Cleared
1 23 (24.73%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.60%) Degree
4 5 (5.38%) ISEB
5 3 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.23%) MCITP
5 3 (3.23%) MCSE
6 2 (2.15%) MCP
6 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.08%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.08%) MOS
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.08%) PMP
7 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 38 (40.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.75%) VMware ESX
3 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.45%) ISA Server
4 6 (6.45%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (4.30%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.30%) vSphere
7 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) SCCM
2 6 (6.45%) WSUS
2 6 (6.45%) SCOM
3 3 (3.23%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 27 (29.03%) VMware
2 10 (10.75%) Red Hat
2 10 (10.75%) Citrix
3 8 (8.60%) Oracle
4 6 (6.45%) HP
5 5 (5.38%) Remedy
5 5 (5.38%) Siemens
6 3 (3.23%) Cognos
7 1 (1.08%) HubSpot
7 1 (1.08%) IBM
7 1 (1.08%) Adobe
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