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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 26 57 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 12.81% 25.00% 13.27%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 40.14% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 13
Median daily rate £345 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £135 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £422 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 10
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +248.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
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
91 142 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 44.83% 62.28% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 67 45
Median daily rate £395 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 21
Median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +190.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.01 £30.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £45.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 21 £325 -7.14% 13
Chesterfield -4 4 £420 +61.53%
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 31 (47.69%) Windows
2 27 (41.54%) Active Directory
3 22 (33.85%) Windows XP
3 22 (33.85%) Unix
4 19 (29.23%) Red Hat
4 19 (29.23%) Configuration Management
4 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
5 18 (27.69%) Manufacturing
5 18 (27.69%) VMware
5 18 (27.69%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (27.69%) Windows Server
6 17 (26.15%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (26.15%) VMware ESX
6 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (24.62%) MS Office
7 16 (24.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (24.62%) SC Cleared
7 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
8 15 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (18.46%) HP
10 11 (16.92%) Finance
10 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
11 10 (15.38%) Project Management
11 10 (15.38%) Citrix
11 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (15.38%) PMI Certification
11 10 (15.38%) ITIL
12 9 (13.85%) Service Management
12 9 (13.85%) Process Improvement
13 8 (12.31%) Windows 8

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 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 5 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.15%) AquaLogic
4 4 (6.15%) MQSeries
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (6.15%) Tuxedo
4 4 (6.15%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (4.62%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
2 16 (24.62%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) OpenText MBPM
1 4 (6.15%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) VPN
2 4 (6.15%) Internet
2 4 (6.15%) SSL
2 4 (6.15%) WAN
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) NAS
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.54%) JUnit
1 1 (1.54%) Mockito
1 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (27.69%) Manufacturing
2 11 (16.92%) Finance
3 6 (9.23%) Legal
4 4 (6.15%) Advertising
5 2 (3.08%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.54%) Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Architect
2 15 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (13.85%) Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.77%) Service Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Developer
7 4 (6.15%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) IT Support
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.62%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Administrator
9 2 (3.08%) Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Programme Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (3.08%) SAP Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (6.15%) J2EE
1 4 (6.15%) Middleware
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) MDX
2 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.54%) JavaFX
3 1 (1.54%) JPA
3 1 (1.54%) REST
3 1 (1.54%) SOAP
3 1 (1.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.62%) PMI
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Life Science
4 2 (3.08%) NHS
4 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.54%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 31 (47.69%) Windows
2 22 (33.85%) Unix
2 22 (33.85%) Windows XP
3 18 (27.69%) Windows Server
4 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.31%) Windows 8
6 7 (10.77%) Apple iOS
6 7 (10.77%) Windows 10
7 5 (7.69%) Solaris
8 4 (6.15%) AIX
8 4 (6.15%) OS/390
9 2 (3.08%) Android
9 2 (3.08%) Linux
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Configuration Management
2 16 (24.62%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
5 10 (15.38%) ITIL
5 10 (15.38%) Project Management
6 9 (13.85%) Process Improvement
6 9 (13.85%) Service Management
7 8 (12.31%) Change Management
8 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.23%) Business Development
10 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
10 5 (7.69%) Programme Management
11 4 (6.15%) ERP
11 4 (6.15%) QMS
11 4 (6.15%) Release Management
11 4 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (6.15%) Security Management
11 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.69%) C
3 5 (7.69%) Java
3 5 (7.69%) VBScript
4 4 (6.15%) C++
4 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.15%) Perl
5 2 (3.08%) C#
5 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.54%) Pascal
6 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) SC Cleared
1 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (15.38%) PMI Certification
3 7 (10.77%) PMP
4 6 (9.23%) Degree
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.62%) MCSE
6 2 (3.08%) CCEE
6 2 (3.08%) CCIA
6 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.08%) ISEB
6 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.08%) MCSA
6 2 (3.08%) MCSM
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 27 (41.54%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.15%) Virtual Machines
2 17 (26.15%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Red Hat
2 18 (27.69%) VMware
3 12 (18.46%) HP
4 10 (15.38%) Citrix
5 6 (9.23%) Oracle
6 5 (7.69%) Lotus
7 4 (6.15%) Axway
7 4 (6.15%) Fujitsu
7 4 (6.15%) IBM
7 4 (6.15%) SAP
7 4 (6.15%) Sun
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco
9 2 (3.08%) Remedy
9 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.08%) Tableau
10 1 (1.54%) Adobe
10 1 (1.54%) Apple
10 1 (1.54%) Dell
10 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
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