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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 39 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 18.40% 23.50% 11.19%
As % of the Vendors category 34.21% 43.22% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 £10.75 £12.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% -16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.66 £9.28 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.45 £52.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
114 118 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 53.77% 54.38% 62.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 80
Average daily rate £350 £339 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £261 £73
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 10
Average hourly rate £12.75 £10.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -70.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.21 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £19.00 £52.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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
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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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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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 0 29 £350 -12.50% 6
Chesterfield -1 10 £358 +19.16% 10
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 45 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 34 (34.34%) Windows
3 33 (33.33%) MS Office
4 32 (32.32%) Active Directory
5 31 (31.31%) SQL Server
6 28 (28.28%) SQL
6 28 (28.28%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (24.24%) VMware
8 22 (22.22%) .NET
9 21 (21.21%) Configuration Management
10 19 (19.19%) UNIX
11 18 (18.18%) Windows XP
11 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 18 (18.18%) Manufacturing
12 17 (17.17%) VMware ESX
13 15 (15.15%) Red Hat
13 15 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
13 15 (15.15%) SC Cleared
14 14 (14.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (13.13%) Oracle
15 13 (13.13%) C#
16 12 (12.12%) HP
16 12 (12.12%) Finance
16 12 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (10.10%) Project Management
18 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
19 9 (9.09%) Citrix
19 9 (9.09%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.07%) IIS
3 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.02%) Lync
5 1 (1.01%) Node.js
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 33 (33.33%) MS Office
3 7 (7.07%) MS Project
4 5 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.01%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.01%) Infor CRM
1 1 (1.01%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) Firewall
2 3 (3.03%) LAN
2 3 (3.03%) DNS
3 2 (2.02%) Intranet
3 2 (2.02%) DHCP
4 1 (1.01%) VPN
4 1 (1.01%) WAN
4 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.01%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.01%) Network Security
4 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.08%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.03%) OLAP
5 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.01%) MS Access
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
1 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.02%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 12 (12.12%) Finance
3 8 (8.08%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.05%) Advertising
5 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (22.22%) Analyst
2 9 (9.09%) MI Analyst
3 8 (8.08%) Technical Leader
3 8 (8.08%) .NET Team Leader
3 8 (8.08%) Software Team Leader
3 8 (8.08%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (8.08%) Architect
3 8 (8.08%) Team Leader
3 8 (8.08%) Software Development Team Leader
4 7 (7.07%) Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.05%) Coordinator
6 5 (5.05%) DBA
6 5 (5.05%) SQL DBA
7 4 (4.04%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.04%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.22%) .NET
2 8 (8.08%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.04%) HTML
3 4 (4.04%) CSS
4 3 (3.03%) Web Services
4 3 (3.03%) HTML5
4 3 (3.03%) CSS3
4 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.03%) MDX
4 3 (3.03%) jQuery
5 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.02%) J2EE
6 1 (1.01%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.08%) N-Tier
3 6 (6.06%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.04%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) Clustering
6 2 (2.02%) PMI
6 2 (2.02%) NHS
6 2 (2.02%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.01%) FMCG
7 1 (1.01%) iSeries
7 1 (1.01%) AS400
7 1 (1.01%) Tandem
7 1 (1.01%) CMDB
7 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.34%) Windows
2 19 (19.19%) UNIX
3 18 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.05%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.02%) Linux
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.01%) Android
9 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) Configuration Management
2 15 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
3 14 (14.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (10.10%) Project Management
5 8 (8.08%) OOP
5 8 (8.08%) Resource Management
5 8 (8.08%) Open Source
6 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.05%) Analytics
7 5 (5.05%) ETL
8 4 (4.04%) Migration
8 4 (4.04%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.04%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.04%) SDLC
9 3 (3.03%) ETL Development
9 3 (3.03%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.03%) Information Security
9 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.28%) SQL
2 13 (13.13%) C#
3 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.08%) VB
4 8 (8.08%) VBA
5 6 (6.06%) Java
6 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.04%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.03%) Degree
6 2 (2.02%) PMP
6 2 (2.02%) MCSE
6 2 (2.02%) ISEB
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.01%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.01%) MCITP
7 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.01%) MCP
7 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (32.32%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.17%) VMware ESX
3 7 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.02%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.01%) vSphere
6 1 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.02%) SCCM
3 1 (1.01%) SCOM
3 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (24.24%) VMware
2 15 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 13 (13.13%) Oracle
4 12 (12.12%) HP
5 9 (9.09%) Citrix
6 4 (4.04%) Cisco
7 3 (3.03%) SAP
7 3 (3.03%) Siemens
7 3 (3.03%) Nimsoft
8 2 (2.02%) Remedy
8 2 (2.02%) Cognos
8 2 (2.02%) Sybase
9 1 (1.01%) IBM
9 1 (1.01%) Juniper
9 1 (1.01%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.01%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.01%) Northgate
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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