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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 1 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 54 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 23.79% 14.16% 10.92%
As % of the Vendors category 38.30% 33.33% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +117.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £68 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £337 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.50 £9.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £9.94 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £19.00 £9.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
141 96 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 62.11% 42.48% 64.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 44 54
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £68 £75
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £10.13 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £72.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 July 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 +7 36 £350 +27.27% 6
Chesterfield +5 11 £250 -16.66% 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 45 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 43 (39.09%) Active Directory
2 43 (39.09%) Windows
3 39 (35.45%) SQL Server
4 33 (30.00%) VMware
5 32 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (28.18%) MS Office
7 29 (26.36%) Manufacturing
8 27 (24.55%) SQL
9 26 (23.64%) Configuration Management
10 23 (20.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (20.91%) .NET
10 23 (20.91%) Windows XP
10 23 (20.91%) Security Cleared
11 22 (20.00%) VMware ESX
12 21 (19.09%) SC Cleared
13 20 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
13 20 (18.18%) Red Hat
13 20 (18.18%) UNIX
14 15 (13.64%) C#
15 14 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (11.82%) Oracle
16 13 (11.82%) Finance
17 12 (10.91%) IIS
18 11 (10.00%) Resource Management
18 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 10 (9.09%) .NET Framework
19 10 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
19 10 (9.09%) Open Source

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 12 (10.91%) IIS
2 8 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.82%) Lync
5 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.91%) Node.js
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 31 (28.18%) MS Office
3 8 (7.27%) MS Project
4 6 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.91%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.91%) SyteLine
2 1 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.91%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) LAN
2 3 (2.73%) Firewall
2 3 (2.73%) DNS
3 2 (1.82%) Intranet
3 2 (1.82%) WAN
3 2 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.91%) VoIP
4 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.91%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.91%) VLAN
4 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (35.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.36%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.91%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (2.73%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.91%) Selenium
3 1 (0.91%) MSTest
General
1 29 (26.36%) Manufacturing
2 13 (11.82%) Finance
3 7 (6.36%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.91%) Automotive
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (22.73%) Analyst
2 13 (11.82%) Architect
3 10 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 10 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
3 10 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 10 (9.09%) .NET Team Leader
3 10 (9.09%) Software Development Team Leader
3 10 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
4 9 (8.18%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.27%) MI Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) DBA
7 6 (5.45%) Coordinator
7 6 (5.45%) Developer
7 6 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (4.55%) Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.55%) Project Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.91%) .NET
2 10 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.64%) Web Services
4 2 (1.82%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.82%) J2EE
4 2 (1.82%) HTML
4 2 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.91%) WCF
5 1 (0.91%) jQuery
5 1 (0.91%) HTML5
5 1 (0.91%) CSS3
5 1 (0.91%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.73%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.73%) Clustering
6 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.82%) PMI
6 2 (1.82%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.91%) FMCG
7 1 (0.91%) iSeries
7 1 (0.91%) AS400
7 1 (0.91%) Tandem
7 1 (0.91%) Economics
7 1 (0.91%) CMDB
7 1 (0.91%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.09%) Windows
2 23 (20.91%) Windows XP
2 23 (20.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (18.18%) UNIX
4 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.73%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.82%) Linux
7 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.64%) Configuration Management
2 20 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 20 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 10 (9.09%) Open Source
4 10 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 10 (9.09%) Project Management
4 10 (9.09%) OOP
5 6 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.55%) Migration
7 4 (3.64%) Data Analysis
7 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.64%) ETL
7 4 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.73%) Change Management
8 3 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.73%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.73%) Information Security
8 3 (2.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.55%) SQL
2 15 (13.64%) C#
3 10 (9.09%) VB
4 9 (8.18%) VBA
4 9 (8.18%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.45%) Java
6 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (20.91%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.09%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.64%) ISEB
4 4 (3.64%) Degree
5 3 (2.73%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.73%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.82%) MCSE
7 1 (0.91%) MCP
7 1 (0.91%) MCITP
7 1 (0.91%) PMP
7 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.91%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (39.09%) Active Directory
2 22 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 10 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (3.64%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.82%) vSphere
7 1 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.91%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) WSUS
1 1 (0.91%) SCCM
1 1 (0.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (30.00%) VMware
2 20 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 13 (11.82%) Oracle
4 9 (8.18%) Citrix
5 8 (7.27%) HP
6 5 (4.55%) Siemens
7 3 (2.73%) Cisco
7 3 (2.73%) Nimsoft
8 2 (1.82%) Remedy
8 2 (1.82%) Sybase
8 2 (1.82%) SAP
8 2 (1.82%) Cognos
9 1 (0.91%) IBM
9 1 (0.91%) Northgate
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