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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 1 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 31 59 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 14.09% 22.35% 13.06%
As % of the Vendors category 31.00% 41.55% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 17
Median daily rate £370 £350 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +233.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £211 £67
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £411 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Median hourly rate £11.75 £16.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.56% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £12.46 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.75 £13.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.62%
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
100 142 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 45.45% 53.79% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 65 56
Median daily rate £370 £400 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +263.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £225 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 27
Median hourly rate £12.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 24 £362 +3.84% 7
Chesterfield -4 5 £370 +62.63% 2
Belper - 1 - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 43 (53.09%) Windows
2 38 (46.91%) Active Directory
3 32 (39.51%) Windows XP
4 31 (38.27%) Unix
5 29 (35.80%) MS Excel
6 25 (30.86%) Configuration Management
7 24 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (29.63%) VMware
7 24 (29.63%) Windows Server
8 23 (28.40%) VMware ESX
8 23 (28.40%) Red Hat
9 22 (27.16%) MS Office
10 21 (25.93%) Requirements Analysis
11 20 (24.69%) Security Cleared
11 20 (24.69%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (23.46%) HP
12 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (20.99%) SC Cleared
13 17 (20.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (19.75%) Finance
15 15 (18.52%) Manufacturing
16 13 (16.05%) WAN
16 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
17 12 (14.81%) Windows 8
17 12 (14.81%) Cisco
17 12 (14.81%) Citrix
18 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
18 11 (13.58%) Windows 10
18 11 (13.58%) Process Improvement
18 11 (13.58%) Apple iOS

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 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 9 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.94%) AquaLogic
4 4 (4.94%) IIS
4 4 (4.94%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (4.94%) Tuxedo
4 4 (4.94%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (35.80%) MS Excel
2 22 (27.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) OpenText MBPM
1 4 (4.94%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) WAN
2 9 (11.11%) LAN
2 9 (11.11%) VPN
3 7 (8.64%) VoIP
4 4 (4.94%) FTP
4 4 (4.94%) HTTP
4 4 (4.94%) Internet
4 4 (4.94%) SSL
5 1 (1.23%) Firewall
5 1 (1.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.23%) VLAN
5 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.23%) QlikView
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.23%) MSTest
2 1 (1.23%) NuGet
2 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 15 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.94%) Advertising
3 4 (4.94%) Legal
4 3 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (46.91%) Architect
2 21 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (19.75%) Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) IT Support
4 9 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Architect
5 8 (9.88%) IT Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Migration Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Architect
11 2 (2.47%) Coordinator
11 2 (2.47%) Programme Manager
11 2 (2.47%) Project Coordinator
11 2 (2.47%) SAP Project Manager
11 2 (2.47%) Senior Manager
11 2 (2.47%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) .NET
1 4 (4.94%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (4.94%) J2EE
1 4 (4.94%) Middleware
2 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.23%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.23%) jQuery
3 1 (1.23%) LINQ
3 1 (1.23%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 9 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.94%) NHS
4 3 (3.70%) PMI
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 43 (53.09%) Windows
2 32 (39.51%) Windows XP
3 31 (38.27%) Unix
4 24 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 24 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (14.81%) Windows 8
6 11 (13.58%) Apple iOS
6 11 (13.58%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.94%) AIX
7 4 (4.94%) OS/390
7 4 (4.94%) Solaris
8 2 (2.47%) Android
8 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Configuration Management
2 21 (25.93%) Requirements Analysis
3 17 (20.99%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
5 11 (13.58%) Process Improvement
6 9 (11.11%) ITIL
7 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (9.88%) Project Management
8 7 (8.64%) Change Management
8 7 (8.64%) Service Management
9 5 (6.17%) Migration
9 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.17%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.94%) Application Discovery
10 4 (4.94%) Business Development
10 4 (4.94%) ERP
10 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.94%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 9 (11.11%) VBScript
2 4 (4.94%) C
2 4 (4.94%) C#
2 4 (4.94%) C++
2 4 (4.94%) Java
2 4 (4.94%) Perl
2 4 (4.94%) SQL
3 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.23%) R
4 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Security Cleared
2 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (20.99%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.11%) MCSE
5 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (9.88%) PMI Certification
6 7 (8.64%) CCDA
6 7 (8.64%) CCNA
7 5 (6.17%) PMP
8 3 (3.70%) Degree
9 2 (2.47%) ISEB
9 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.23%) CCEE
10 1 (1.23%) CCIA
10 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.23%) MCITP
10 1 (1.23%) MCSA
10 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (46.91%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.40%) VMware ESX
3 9 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.23%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) VMware
2 23 (28.40%) Red Hat
3 19 (23.46%) HP
4 12 (14.81%) Cisco
4 12 (14.81%) Citrix
5 9 (11.11%) Lotus
6 5 (6.17%) Oracle
7 4 (4.94%) Axway
7 4 (4.94%) Fujitsu
7 4 (4.94%) IBM
7 4 (4.94%) SAP
7 4 (4.94%) Sun
8 3 (3.70%) Remedy
9 1 (1.23%) Apple
9 1 (1.23%) BMC
9 1 (1.23%) Dell
9 1 (1.23%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.23%) NetApp
9 1 (1.23%) Tableau
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