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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 34 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 14.53% 22.61% 18.40%
As % of the Vendors category 29.57% 37.68% 39.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 16
Median daily rate £350 £338 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £135 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £422 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 13
Median hourly rate £9.31 £25.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.75% +127.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £11.61 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.46 £41.25 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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
115 138 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 49.15% 60.00% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 58 44
Median daily rate £405 £353 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £206 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 19
Median hourly rate £9.75 £37.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.00% +240.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.01 £12.05 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £45.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 23 £320 -11.72% 7
Chesterfield -3 6 £420 +68.00% 2
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 25 (36.76%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 19 (27.94%) MS Office
4 17 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
6 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
6 14 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (20.59%) Finance
6 14 (20.59%) Project Management
6 14 (20.59%) Windows XP
7 13 (19.12%) Unix
8 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
8 11 (16.18%) VMware
8 11 (16.18%) Citrix
8 11 (16.18%) SQL
9 10 (14.71%) ITIL
9 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
9 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
10 9 (13.24%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (13.24%) PMI Certification
10 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (13.24%) VMware ESX
10 9 (13.24%) Service Management
10 9 (13.24%) HP
10 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
10 9 (13.24%) Windows 8
11 8 (11.76%) Mentoring

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 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.35%) IBM Notes
2 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.41%) AquaLogic
4 3 (4.41%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (4.41%) Tuxedo
4 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.94%) IIS
5 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 19 (27.94%) MS Office
3 4 (5.88%) MS Project
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.47%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) SAP ERP
2 3 (4.41%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Internet
1 5 (7.35%) VPN
2 4 (5.88%) WAN
3 3 (4.41%) SSL
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) NAS
4 1 (1.47%) SAN
4 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) QlikView
5 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.47%) JUnit
2 1 (1.47%) Mockito
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 14 (20.59%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Legal
4 3 (4.41%) Advertising
5 2 (2.94%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Architect
2 12 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 11 (16.18%) Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Developer
6 4 (5.88%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) IT Support
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (2.94%) Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) J2EE
2 3 (4.41%) .NET
2 3 (4.41%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (4.41%) Middleware
3 2 (2.94%) MDX
3 2 (2.94%) Web Services
3 2 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) JavaFX
4 1 (1.47%) JPA
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) SOAP
4 1 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.88%) Life Science
4 3 (4.41%) PMI
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) NHS
5 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.47%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.76%) Windows
2 14 (20.59%) Windows XP
3 13 (19.12%) Unix
4 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
5 9 (13.24%) Windows 8
5 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 7 (10.29%) Apple iOS
8 4 (5.88%) Solaris
9 3 (4.41%) AIX
9 3 (4.41%) OS/390
10 2 (2.94%) Android
10 2 (2.94%) Linux
10 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
1 14 (20.59%) Project Management
2 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
2 10 (14.71%) ITIL
3 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
3 9 (13.24%) Service Management
4 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 8 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.29%) Change Management
6 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.82%) Business Development
6 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.82%) ERP
6 6 (8.82%) Process Improvement
7 5 (7.35%) Logistics
7 5 (7.35%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.88%) Migration
8 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.35%) VBScript
4 4 (5.88%) C
4 4 (5.88%) Java
4 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.41%) C++
5 3 (4.41%) Perl
6 2 (2.94%) C#
6 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.47%) Pascal
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
1 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (13.24%) PMI Certification
4 7 (10.29%) PMP
5 6 (8.82%) Degree
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.41%) MCSE
7 2 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.94%) ISEB
7 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.94%) MCSA
7 2 (2.94%) MCSM
7 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.47%) CCNA
8 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.24%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (13.24%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.35%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Citrix
1 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
1 11 (16.18%) VMware
2 9 (13.24%) HP
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle
3 6 (8.82%) SAP
4 5 (7.35%) Lotus
5 4 (5.88%) Tableau
6 3 (4.41%) Axway
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco
6 3 (4.41%) Fujitsu
6 3 (4.41%) IBM
6 3 (4.41%) Sun
7 2 (2.94%) Cognos
7 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.47%) Adobe
8 1 (1.47%) Apple
8 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.47%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.47%) Remedy
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