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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 66 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 25.68% 11.02% 14.18%
As % of the Vendors category 43.14% 27.08% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £102 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+292.15% -57.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £68 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £395 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.93 £9.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% +30.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.39 £8.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £13.71 £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
153 96 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 59.53% 40.68% 52.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 47 39
Average daily rate £400 £366 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +16.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £68 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £10.50 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £72.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +11 38 £400 +41.84% 7
Chesterfield +8 15 £208 -48.12% 4
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (42.42%) MS Excel
1 42 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 41 (41.41%) Windows
3 33 (33.33%) MS Office
4 30 (30.30%) SQL Server
5 29 (29.29%) VMware
5 29 (29.29%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (27.27%) Manufacturing
7 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (23.23%) Configuration Management
8 22 (22.22%) SQL
8 22 (22.22%) Windows XP
8 22 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 20 (20.20%) SC Cleared
10 19 (19.19%) VMware ESX
11 18 (18.18%) Red Hat
11 18 (18.18%) UNIX
11 18 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
12 17 (17.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (17.17%) .NET
13 14 (14.14%) C#
14 12 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (11.11%) Resource Management
15 11 (11.11%) VB
15 11 (11.11%) IIS
15 11 (11.11%) OOP
16 10 (10.10%) N-Tier
16 10 (10.10%) Oracle
16 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
16 10 (10.10%) Mentoring

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (11.11%) IIS
2 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.05%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.03%) Lync
5 2 (2.02%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.01%) SAS
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.01%) Node.js
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 33 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.04%) MS Project
4 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.01%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.01%) Infor CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.01%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) DNS
1 4 (4.04%) LAN
2 2 (2.02%) WAN
2 2 (2.02%) DHCP
2 2 (2.02%) Firewall
2 2 (2.02%) Intranet
3 1 (1.01%) Internet
3 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) VoIP
3 1 (1.01%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.05%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.05%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.01%) MS Access
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.01%) MSI
3 1 (1.01%) Selenium
3 1 (1.01%) MSTest
General
1 27 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.08%) Finance
3 3 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (23.23%) Analyst
2 12 (12.12%) Architect
3 10 (10.10%) Software Team Leader
3 10 (10.10%) .NET Team Leader
3 10 (10.10%) Software Development Team Leader
3 10 (10.10%) Team Leader
3 10 (10.10%) Development Team Leader
4 9 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 8 (8.08%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.07%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.07%) Developer
7 6 (6.06%) MI Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.05%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Project Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Information Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.17%) .NET
2 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.02%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.02%) CSS
3 2 (2.02%) HTML
3 2 (2.02%) J2EE
4 1 (1.01%) Web Services
4 1 (1.01%) XML
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.01%) jQuery
4 1 (1.01%) WCF
4 1 (1.01%) HTML5
4 1 (1.01%) CSS3
4 1 (1.01%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.10%) N-Tier
2 10 (10.10%) Open Source
3 3 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.03%) Clustering
3 3 (3.03%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.02%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) AS400
5 1 (1.01%) NHS
5 1 (1.01%) Economics
5 1 (1.01%) Tandem
5 1 (1.01%) Statistics
5 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.01%) FMCG
5 1 (1.01%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 41 (41.41%) Windows
2 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 18 (18.18%) UNIX
5 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.05%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (3.03%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.01%) Linux
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) Configuration Management
2 18 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 17 (17.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 11 (11.11%) OOP
5 10 (10.10%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.07%) Project Management
7 6 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.05%) Migration
9 4 (4.04%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.04%) ETL
9 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.03%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (3.03%) Analytics
11 2 (2.02%) Logical Data Model
11 2 (2.02%) Physical Data Model
11 2 (2.02%) Change Control
11 2 (2.02%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.22%) SQL
2 14 (14.14%) C#
3 11 (11.11%) VB
4 7 (7.07%) VBA
4 7 (7.07%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.04%) Java
6 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.01%) C
7 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.20%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.04%) ISEB
5 3 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.03%) Degree
6 2 (2.02%) MCITP
7 1 (1.01%) MCP
7 1 (1.01%) MCSE
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.01%) PMP
7 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.01%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 42 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 19 (19.19%) VMware ESX
3 7 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (4.04%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.03%) vSphere
7 2 (2.02%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.02%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) SCCM
2 2 (2.02%) SCOM
2 2 (2.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) VMware
2 18 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 10 (10.10%) Oracle
4 7 (7.07%) Citrix
4 7 (7.07%) HP
5 5 (5.05%) Siemens
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco
6 2 (2.02%) Cognos
6 2 (2.02%) SAP
6 2 (2.02%) Sybase
6 2 (2.02%) Remedy
7 1 (1.01%) IBM
7 1 (1.01%) Northgate
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