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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 70 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 25.64% 12.77% 14.84%
As % of the Vendors category 40.46% 21.69% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 8
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£400 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £85 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £387 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.17 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.00% +26.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -15.62%
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
173 166 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 63.37% 58.87% 76.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 101 54
Average daily rate £400 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £70 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 11
Average hourly rate £12.38 £14.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.62% -74.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £12.09 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £20.44 £66.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 +10 53 £400 +9.58% 10
Chesterfield - 5 £238 - 2
Bakewell - - - -
Matlock - - - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 50 (45.87%) Windows
2 47 (43.12%) MS Office
3 38 (34.86%) MS Excel
4 27 (24.77%) Active Directory
5 26 (23.85%) Finance
6 25 (22.94%) Security Cleared
7 24 (22.02%) SC Cleared
8 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (16.51%) VMware
11 17 (15.60%) Windows XP
12 16 (14.68%) Windows 7
12 16 (14.68%) Migration
12 16 (14.68%) MS PowerPoint
13 14 (12.84%) SQL
14 13 (11.93%) Oracle
14 13 (11.93%) HP
15 12 (11.01%) UNIX
15 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (11.01%) Project Planning
16 11 (10.09%) Data Migration
16 11 (10.09%) Validation
17 10 (9.17%) Oracle EBS
17 10 (9.17%) Change Management
17 10 (9.17%) Remedy
17 10 (9.17%) Citrix
17 10 (9.17%) MS Visio
17 10 (9.17%) QA
18 9 (8.26%) SCCM
18 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 8 (7.34%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.67%) SAS
2 4 (3.67%) Lync
3 3 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.92%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 47 (43.12%) MS Office
2 38 (34.86%) MS Excel
3 16 (14.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (9.17%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (2.75%) MS Project
5 3 (2.75%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Office 365
1 1 (0.92%) IaaS
1 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) Internet
1 5 (4.59%) DNS
2 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.67%) LDAP
3 3 (2.75%) LAN
3 3 (2.75%) VoIP
3 3 (2.75%) WAN
3 3 (2.75%) DHCP
3 3 (2.75%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.83%) Firewall
5 1 (0.92%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.92%) SSL
5 1 (0.92%) VPN
5 1 (0.92%) Extranet
5 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.67%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.83%) OLAP
5 2 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MSI
2 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.92%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (23.85%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.42%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.67%) Legal
4 3 (2.75%) Marketing
4 3 (2.75%) Automotive
5 2 (1.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (28.44%) Analyst
2 10 (9.17%) Developer
3 9 (8.26%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.34%) Service Analyst
4 8 (7.34%) Technical Leader
5 6 (5.50%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.59%) IT Support
6 5 (4.59%) Test Analyst
6 5 (4.59%) Consultant
6 5 (4.59%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (3.67%) MI Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 3 (2.75%) Designer
8 3 (2.75%) Graphic Designer
8 3 (2.75%) SAS Analyst
8 3 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (2.75%) Administrator
8 3 (2.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) HTML
2 4 (3.67%) CSS
3 3 (2.75%) .NET
3 3 (2.75%) ADSI
4 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.83%) jQuery
4 2 (1.83%) HTML5
4 2 (1.83%) CSS3
5 1 (0.92%) iOS SDK
5 1 (0.92%) Android SDK
5 1 (0.92%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.92%) Ajax
5 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.59%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.67%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.75%) PKI
4 3 (2.75%) Clustering
5 2 (1.83%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.83%) EPoS
5 2 (1.83%) NHS
5 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.83%) Economics
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.87%) Windows
2 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (15.60%) Windows XP
4 16 (14.68%) Windows 7
5 12 (11.01%) UNIX
5 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.42%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.92%) Android
7 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.92%) Linux
7 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.68%) Migration
2 12 (11.01%) Project Planning
3 11 (10.09%) Data Migration
3 11 (10.09%) Validation
4 10 (9.17%) Change Management
5 9 (8.26%) Service Management
6 8 (7.34%) Workflow
6 8 (7.34%) Project Management
6 8 (7.34%) OO
7 7 (6.42%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (6.42%) Problem Management
7 7 (6.42%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.50%) OOP
8 6 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.59%) Analytics
9 5 (4.59%) Test Management
9 5 (4.59%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.59%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.84%) SQL
2 6 (5.50%) VB
3 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.83%) VBA
5 1 (0.92%) Java
5 1 (0.92%) C
5 1 (0.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (22.94%) Security Cleared
2 24 (22.02%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.34%) Degree
5 3 (2.75%) MCDST
5 3 (2.75%) MCP
6 2 (1.83%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.83%) MCSE
6 2 (1.83%) MOS
7 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.92%) MCTS
7 1 (0.92%) MCITP
7 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.92%) MCSA
7 1 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (24.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.34%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.67%) vSphere
5 1 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.92%) XenApp
5 1 (0.92%) BlackBerry Internet Service
5 1 (0.92%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) SCCM
2 5 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.83%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.92%) WSUS
5 1 (0.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (16.51%) VMware
2 13 (11.93%) Oracle
2 13 (11.93%) HP
3 10 (9.17%) Remedy
3 10 (9.17%) Citrix
4 8 (7.34%) Cisco
5 7 (6.42%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.59%) SAP
6 5 (4.59%) IBM
7 4 (3.67%) Cognos
8 3 (2.75%) HubSpot
8 3 (2.75%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.75%) Adobe
9 1 (0.92%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.92%) Mercator
9 1 (0.92%) McAfee
Derby, Derbyshire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 27 days ago