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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 46 38 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 17.49% 15.64% 27.43%
As % of the Vendors category 34.07% 31.15% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 33
Median daily rate £350 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
Median hourly rate £9.13 £11.36 £9.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.63% +14.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -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
135 122 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 51.33% 50.21% 62.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 49 59
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £465 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £9.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £9.48 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.75 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 0 30 £350 -9.67% 7
Chesterfield 0 10 £288 -19.58% 2
Belper - 1 - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 23 (32.86%) Windows
1 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
2 18 (25.71%) SQL
3 14 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 13 (18.57%) MS Office
5 12 (17.14%) Finance
6 11 (15.71%) Citrix
7 10 (14.29%) Logistics
8 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
8 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
8 9 (12.86%) Tableau
8 9 (12.86%) VMware
9 8 (11.43%) Project Management
9 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
10 7 (10.00%) SAP
10 7 (10.00%) ITIL
10 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 7 (10.00%) Cognos
10 7 (10.00%) ERP
10 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
10 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 7 (10.00%) Six Sigma
10 7 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
10 7 (10.00%) SAP ERP
10 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.29%) IIS
2 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.57%) MS Office
3 3 (4.29%) MS Project
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.43%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) WAN
3 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.43%) Firewall
4 1 (1.43%) NAS
4 1 (1.43%) SAN
4 1 (1.43%) VLAN
4 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) Power BI
5 2 (2.86%) QlikView
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.43%) JUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Mockito
General
1 14 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 12 (17.14%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.86%) Interactive Media
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Analyst
2 9 (12.86%) Developer
2 9 (12.86%) Service Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Architect
4 7 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 7 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Business Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Logistics Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.86%) Administrator
8 2 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.86%) HTML
2 2 (2.86%) MDX
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.43%) CSS
3 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.43%) J2EE
3 1 (1.43%) JavaFX
3 1 (1.43%) JPA
3 1 (1.43%) jQuery
3 1 (1.43%) Node.js
3 1 (1.43%) REST
3 1 (1.43%) SOAP
3 1 (1.43%) Spring
3 1 (1.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.71%) Life Science
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) NHS
3 2 (2.86%) PMI
3 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) Vector Graphics
4 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.57%) Unix
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.29%) Linux
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.86%) Android
7 2 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (14.29%) Logistics
3 8 (11.43%) Project Management
4 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (10.00%) ERP
4 7 (10.00%) ITIL
4 7 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 6 (8.57%) Migration
6 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (5.71%) Service Management
6 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.29%) Change Control
7 3 (4.29%) Coaching
7 3 (4.29%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.29%) C#
4 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.86%) VBScript
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.43%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) Pascal
5 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.29%) PMP
4 2 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.86%) ISEB
4 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.86%) MCSA
4 2 (2.86%) MCSE
4 2 (2.86%) MCSM
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.43%) CCNA
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.29%) XenApp
5 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.43%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Citrix
2 9 (12.86%) Tableau
2 9 (12.86%) VMware
3 7 (10.00%) Cognos
3 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.00%) SAP
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.43%) Adobe
7 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.43%) Lotus
7 1 (1.43%) NetApp
7 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.43%) Remedy
7 1 (1.43%) Sun