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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 51 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 19.17% 16.61% 20.12%
As % of the Vendors category 32.28% 36.51% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 15
Median daily rate £338 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £114 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Median hourly rate - £12.80 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.90 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +6.00%

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
158 126 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 59.40% 45.49% 55.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 76 41
Median daily rate £338 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Median hourly rate £60.00 £13.90 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+331.65% -4.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +2 37 £338 -15.62% 4
Chesterfield +6 5 £275 -26.66% 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 37 (40.66%) Windows
2 31 (34.07%) Active Directory
3 24 (26.37%) SQL
4 22 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 21 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (21.98%) SC Cleared
6 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
7 18 (19.78%) .NET
8 17 (18.68%) VMware
8 17 (18.68%) Windows Server
9 14 (15.38%) Power BI
9 14 (15.38%) Manufacturing
9 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (15.38%) Tableau
9 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (14.29%) PaaS
10 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (14.29%) C#
10 13 (14.29%) Citrix
11 12 (13.19%) Aerospace
11 12 (13.19%) Apache Spark
11 12 (13.19%) HDInsight
12 11 (12.09%) MS Exchange
13 10 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (10.99%) MS Office
13 10 (10.99%) Migration
13 10 (10.99%) Scrum
13 10 (10.99%) Office 365

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 12 (13.19%) Apache Spark
2 11 (12.09%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.59%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.40%) IIS
5 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.10%) CMS
7 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.99%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (9.89%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.20%) Primavera
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (14.29%) PaaS
3 10 (10.99%) Office 365
4 7 (7.69%) Azure Machine Learning
5 5 (5.49%) IaaS
5 5 (5.49%) SaaS
6 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) DNS
2 7 (7.69%) Internet
3 6 (6.59%) DHCP
4 5 (5.49%) Kerberos
4 5 (5.49%) LDAP
5 4 (4.40%) Skype
6 2 (2.20%) Firewall
6 2 (2.20%) LAN
6 2 (2.20%) MPLS
6 2 (2.20%) SNMP
6 2 (2.20%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.20%) VPN
6 2 (2.20%) WAN
7 1 (1.10%) NAS
7 1 (1.10%) SAN
7 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) Power BI
2 12 (13.19%) HDInsight
3 10 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.49%) Data Lake
5 5 (5.49%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.49%) InfluxDB
5 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.49%) OpenTSDB
6 4 (4.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (4.40%) Big Data
6 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (3.30%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 12 (13.19%) Aerospace
3 9 (9.89%) Finance
4 5 (5.49%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Analyst
2 14 (15.38%) Architect
3 11 (12.09%) Developer
4 9 (9.89%) Data Manager
4 9 (9.89%) Service Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Business Manager
7 6 (6.59%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Software Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.59%) Technical Leader
8 5 (5.49%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Azure Architect
8 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Data Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Implementation Manager
8 5 (5.49%) Logistics Manager
9 4 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.78%) .NET
2 5 (5.49%) ADSI
2 5 (5.49%) JSON
2 5 (5.49%) XML
3 4 (4.40%) WPF
4 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (3.30%) Web Services
5 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.20%) CSS
5 2 (2.20%) HTML
5 2 (2.20%) jQuery
6 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.10%) Node.js
6 1 (1.10%) React
6 1 (1.10%) Sass
6 1 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.10%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) Clustering
3 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.49%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.49%) PKI
5 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.10%) Vector Graphics
6 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (40.66%) Windows
2 17 (18.68%) Windows Server
3 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.79%) Linux
6 8 (8.79%) Unix
7 5 (5.49%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.30%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.30%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.20%) Solaris
10 1 (1.10%) Android
10 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (10.99%) Migration
3 10 (10.99%) Scrum
4 9 (9.89%) Configuration Management
4 9 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (9.89%) Data Modelling
4 9 (9.89%) ERP
4 9 (9.89%) Lean Six Sigma
4 9 (9.89%) Logistics
4 9 (9.89%) Six Sigma
5 7 (7.69%) ETL
5 7 (7.69%) Machine Learning
5 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 5 (5.49%) Business Analysis
6 5 (5.49%) Data Validation
6 5 (5.49%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (5.49%) Process Improvement
6 5 (5.49%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (5.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) SQL
2 13 (14.29%) C#
3 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
4 7 (7.69%) Scala
5 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.49%) Python
6 5 (5.49%) R
7 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.20%) VBScript
8 1 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) SC Cleared
1 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.79%) Degree
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 31 (34.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.49%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.40%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (4.40%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.30%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.30%) XenApp
6 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.10%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) SCCM
2 5 (5.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (5.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.10%) MIIS
3 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) VMware
2 14 (15.38%) Tableau
3 13 (14.29%) Citrix
4 9 (9.89%) Cognos
4 9 (9.89%) SAP
5 7 (7.69%) Cisco
5 7 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.49%) Intel Security
6 5 (5.49%) MuleSoft
6 5 (5.49%) Symantec
6 5 (5.49%) Talend
7 4 (4.40%) Siemens
8 3 (3.30%) HP
8 3 (3.30%) PTC
9 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.20%) Intel
9 2 (2.20%) NetApp
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle
10 1 (1.10%) Dell
10 1 (1.10%) Lotus
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