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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 51 25 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 18.61% 16.89% 24.18%
As % of the Vendors category 38.06% 30.12% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 56
Average daily rate £388 £363 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +229.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £229 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 16
Average hourly rate £12.80 £16.75 £9.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.59% +68.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 £10.48 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £22.50 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.72
% change year-on-year
- +9.32%
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
134 83 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 48.91% 56.08% 63.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 37 150
Average daily rate £390 £350 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +218.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £238 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £9.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £8.00 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 39 £395 -1.25% 11
Chesterfield +2 5 £370 +55.78% 3
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (46.99%) Windows
2 36 (43.37%) Active Directory
3 34 (40.96%) MS Excel
4 25 (30.12%) Windows XP
5 24 (28.92%) Unix
6 23 (27.71%) MS Office
7 22 (26.51%) Configuration Management
8 21 (25.30%) VMware
9 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (24.10%) Windows Server
10 19 (22.89%) Red Hat
10 19 (22.89%) VMware ESX
11 18 (21.69%) Requirements Analysis
12 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
13 15 (18.07%) HP
13 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (15.66%) Citrix
14 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
14 13 (15.66%) Finance
14 13 (15.66%) SC Cleared
14 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (14.46%) Manufacturing
15 12 (14.46%) Cisco
15 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
16 11 (13.25%) SQL
16 11 (13.25%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (12.05%) Process Improvement
17 10 (12.05%) WAN
17 10 (12.05%) Advertising
18 9 (10.84%) LAN

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (14.46%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (7.23%) IBM Notes
4 6 (7.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.82%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.20%) Lync
6 1 (1.20%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.20%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (40.96%) MS Excel
2 23 (27.71%) MS Office
3 4 (4.82%) MS Project
4 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) WAN
2 9 (10.84%) LAN
3 7 (8.43%) VoIP
3 7 (8.43%) VPN
4 4 (4.82%) FTP
4 4 (4.82%) HTTP
5 2 (2.41%) Firewall
5 2 (2.41%) Internet
6 1 (1.20%) Network Security
6 1 (1.20%) SAN
6 1 (1.20%) SSL
6 1 (1.20%) VLAN
6 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.23%) OLAP
4 6 (7.23%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.20%) QlikView
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.20%) MSTest
3 1 (1.20%) NuGet
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Manufacturing
3 10 (12.05%) Advertising
4 3 (3.61%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.41%) Billing
6 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (39.76%) Architect
2 18 (21.69%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (19.28%) Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (8.43%) Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (7.23%) IT Support
6 6 (7.23%) SQL BI Developer
6 6 (7.23%) SQL Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Business Developer
7 5 (6.02%) IT Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.82%) Development Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) .NET
2 5 (6.02%) MDX
3 4 (4.82%) LINQ
4 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.41%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.41%) WinForms
5 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.20%) J2EE
5 1 (1.20%) jQuery
5 1 (1.20%) Middleware
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.02%) NHS
5 3 (3.61%) PMI
6 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.99%) Windows
2 25 (30.12%) Windows XP
3 24 (28.92%) Unix
4 20 (24.10%) Windows Server
4 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.84%) Windows 8
6 8 (9.64%) Apple iOS
6 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.23%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.41%) Android
9 1 (1.20%) AIX
9 1 (1.20%) OS/390
9 1 (1.20%) Solaris
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Configuration Management
2 18 (21.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (13.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (12.05%) Process Improvement
5 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.02%) Change Management
7 5 (6.02%) ETL
7 5 (6.02%) ETL Development
7 5 (6.02%) Project Management
7 5 (6.02%) TDD
8 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.82%) Application Discovery
8 4 (4.82%) Migration
8 4 (4.82%) OO
8 4 (4.82%) Project Governance
8 4 (4.82%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.82%) Service Management
8 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) C#
2 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.23%) VBScript
3 5 (6.02%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.20%) C
4 1 (1.20%) C++
4 1 (1.20%) Java
4 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.20%) Perl
4 1 (1.20%) R
4 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (15.66%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.64%) MCSE
5 7 (8.43%) CCDA
5 7 (8.43%) CCNA
5 7 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.43%) PMI Certification
6 4 (4.82%) PMP
7 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.41%) ISEB
7 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (43.37%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.89%) VMware ESX
3 6 (7.23%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (25.30%) VMware
2 19 (22.89%) Red Hat
3 15 (18.07%) HP
4 13 (15.66%) Citrix
5 12 (14.46%) Cisco
6 6 (7.23%) Lotus
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle
8 2 (2.41%) Remedy
9 1 (1.20%) Axway
9 1 (1.20%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.20%) BMC
9 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.20%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.20%) Dell
9 1 (1.20%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.20%) IBM
9 1 (1.20%) Juniper
9 1 (1.20%) Metastorm
9 1 (1.20%) NetApp
9 1 (1.20%) Sun
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