The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Derbyshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 43 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 20.28% 12.71% 13.79%
As % of the Vendors category 43.00% 19.48% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £88 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £385 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -37.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £9.32 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £52.75 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
100 154 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 47.17% 65.25% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 72 33
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £75 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 17
Average hourly rate £11.00 £35.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.01% -35.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £52.55 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Microsoft
East Midlands

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 0 27 £325 +18.18% 13
Chesterfield +8 10 £300 +26.31% 3
Belper - - - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 39 (52.70%) Windows
2 30 (40.54%) MS Office
3 26 (35.14%) MS Excel
4 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
5 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (14.86%) Migration
5 11 (14.86%) Citrix
5 11 (14.86%) SQL
6 10 (13.51%) Finance
6 10 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (13.51%) Windows 7
7 8 (10.81%) Project Planning
7 8 (10.81%) Internet
7 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
8 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
8 7 (9.46%) Cisco
8 7 (9.46%) HP
8 7 (9.46%) Remedy
8 7 (9.46%) Workflow
8 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
8 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
8 7 (9.46%) Data Migration
9 6 (8.11%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (8.11%) Blackberry
9 6 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
9 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
9 6 (8.11%) Oracle

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.41%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.05%) Lync
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (40.54%) MS Office
2 26 (35.14%) MS Excel
3 10 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
1 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) Internet
2 5 (6.76%) VPN
3 4 (5.41%) DNS
3 4 (5.41%) LDAP
4 3 (4.05%) DHCP
4 3 (4.05%) Kerberos
4 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.70%) LAN
5 2 (2.70%) VoIP
5 2 (2.70%) WAN
6 1 (1.35%) SSL
6 1 (1.35%) Extranet
6 1 (1.35%) Firewall
6 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (5.41%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.70%) OLAP
3 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.35%) DB2
4 1 (1.35%) MS Access
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.35%) MSI
2 1 (1.35%) Maven
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (45.95%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Service Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (6.76%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.76%) Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Consultant
5 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.41%) MI Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) IT Support
6 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (2.70%) Data Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.70%) Administrator
7 2 (2.70%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Programmer
7 2 (2.70%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
1 4 (5.41%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) HTML
2 3 (4.05%) HTML5
2 3 (4.05%) CSS3
2 3 (4.05%) CSS
2 3 (4.05%) ADSI
3 2 (2.70%) jQuery
3 2 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.35%) Spring
4 1 (1.35%) Ajax
4 1 (1.35%) JSON
4 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.35%) SOAP
4 1 (1.35%) Struts
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.41%) NHS
4 3 (4.05%) Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Firmware
5 1 (1.35%) GIS
5 1 (1.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.70%) Windows
2 10 (13.51%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Vista
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.41%) UNIX
5 4 (5.41%) Windows 2000
5 4 (5.41%) NetWare
6 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.05%) Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) Migration
2 8 (10.81%) Project Planning
2 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (9.46%) Workflow
3 7 (9.46%) Data Migration
4 5 (6.76%) Test Scripting
4 5 (6.76%) Service Management
4 5 (6.76%) Change Management
5 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.41%) Test Management
6 3 (4.05%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (4.05%) ITSM
7 2 (2.70%) Project Management
7 2 (2.70%) OO
7 2 (2.70%) ITIL
7 2 (2.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.70%) Integration Testing
7 2 (2.70%) Validation
7 2 (2.70%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (2.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) VBScript
2 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) Java
4 1 (1.35%) C
4 1 (1.35%) PL/1
4 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) MCDST
4 3 (4.05%) MCP
5 2 (2.70%) MCSA
5 2 (2.70%) MCTS
5 2 (2.70%) MCITP
5 2 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (1.35%) CCEE
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.35%) CCA
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
2 4 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.05%) vSphere
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.35%) BlackBerry Internet Service
4 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) XenApp
4 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (5.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (4.05%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Citrix
2 7 (9.46%) Cisco
2 7 (9.46%) Remedy
2 7 (9.46%) HP
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle
4 4 (5.41%) SAP
4 4 (5.41%) IBM
4 4 (5.41%) Novell
4 4 (5.41%) Lotus
4 4 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.35%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.35%) Apple
5 1 (1.35%) Mercator
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