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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 2 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 50 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 19.08% 15.00% 13.85%
As % of the Vendors category 36.23% 34.95% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 7
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£350 £110 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -65.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £65 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £300 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.72 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -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
138 103 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 52.67% 42.92% 46.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 61 32
Average daily rate £356 £110 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+223.86% -64.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £68 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 27 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -35.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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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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 +3 24 £350 +80.87% 15
Chesterfield +9 16 £230 -20.68% 3
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 39 (46.43%) Windows
1 39 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 30 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 26 (30.95%) MS Office
4 25 (29.76%) VMware
5 23 (27.38%) SQL Server
6 21 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 20 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (22.62%) SC Cleared
8 19 (22.62%) Security Cleared
8 19 (22.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
9 15 (17.86%) SQL
10 14 (16.67%) Windows XP
11 13 (15.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (11.90%) Red Hat
13 10 (11.90%) IIS
13 10 (11.90%) UNIX
13 10 (11.90%) VMware ESX
13 10 (11.90%) Project Management
14 9 (10.71%) C#
14 9 (10.71%) .NET
15 8 (9.52%) VB
15 8 (9.52%) OOP
15 8 (9.52%) Citrix
15 8 (9.52%) MS Exchange
15 8 (9.52%) DNS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (11.90%) IIS
2 8 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
3 6 (7.14%) Lync
4 3 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.38%) SAS
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 26 (30.95%) MS Office
3 8 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.19%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) DNS
2 3 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (2.38%) WAN
3 2 (2.38%) DHCP
3 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.19%) VoIP
4 1 (1.19%) Intranet
4 1 (1.19%) Internet
4 1 (1.19%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.19%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.19%) VLAN
4 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.95%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.38%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.19%) MS Access
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.19%) MSI
4 1 (1.19%) Selenium
4 1 (1.19%) MSTest
General
1 21 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.52%) Finance
3 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Analyst
2 8 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 7 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
3 7 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
3 7 (8.33%) Software Development Team Leader
3 7 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
4 6 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Consultant
5 5 (5.95%) Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Service Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Project Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) .NET
2 7 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.38%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.19%) WCF
4 1 (1.19%) Web Services
4 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Open Source
2 7 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 6 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.57%) Clustering
5 2 (2.38%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.19%) FMCG
6 1 (1.19%) iSeries
6 1 (1.19%) AS400
6 1 (1.19%) NHS
6 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.19%) Economics
6 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.43%) Windows
2 19 (22.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.90%) UNIX
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.14%) Windows 2000
8 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.76%) Linux
10 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
2 13 (15.48%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (11.90%) Project Management
3 10 (11.90%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (9.52%) OOP
4 8 (9.52%) Resource Management
5 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.76%) Service Management
7 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.76%) Information Security
7 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.57%) Validation
8 3 (3.57%) Migration
8 3 (3.57%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (3.57%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.38%) Analytics
9 2 (2.38%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 9 (10.71%) C#
3 8 (9.52%) VB
4 3 (3.57%) VBA
5 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.19%) Java
6 1 (1.19%) C
6 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) SC Cleared
1 19 (22.62%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.33%) Degree
4 4 (4.76%) ISEB
5 3 (3.57%) MCITP
5 3 (3.57%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.57%) MCSE
6 1 (1.19%) MCP
6 1 (1.19%) PMP
6 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.19%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 39 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.90%) VMware ESX
3 7 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.14%) ISA Server
4 6 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (4.76%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.76%) vSphere
7 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) SCCM
2 6 (7.14%) SCOM
2 6 (7.14%) WSUS
3 2 (2.38%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) VMware
2 10 (11.90%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.52%) Citrix
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle
5 5 (5.95%) Siemens
5 5 (5.95%) HP
6 4 (4.76%) Remedy
7 3 (3.57%) Cognos
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco
8 1 (1.19%) IBM
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