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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 51 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 23.83% 11.32% 13.73%
As % of the Vendors category 45.13% 17.86% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 14
Average daily rate
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£334 £288 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.08% +17.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £88 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.76% -26.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £10.25 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £52.75 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
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
113 168 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 52.80% 63.40% 59.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 79 45
Average daily rate £330 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £73 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 14
Average hourly rate £10.50 £35.50 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.42% -40.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £10.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £52.65 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 August 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
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 August 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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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 +3 35 £330 +20.00% 13
Chesterfield +14 8 £300 - 4
Belper - - - -
Matlock - - - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (43.42%) Windows
2 32 (42.11%) MS Office
3 28 (36.84%) MS Excel
4 17 (22.37%) Active Directory
5 16 (21.05%) Migration
6 14 (18.42%) Finance
7 12 (15.79%) Project Planning
8 11 (14.47%) Data Migration
8 11 (14.47%) Oracle
9 10 (13.16%) SQL
9 10 (13.16%) MS Visio
9 10 (13.16%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
9 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
9 10 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (11.84%) Citrix
11 8 (10.53%) Cisco
11 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (10.53%) Service Management
11 8 (10.53%) Change Management
11 8 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
12 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
12 7 (9.21%) Remedy
12 7 (9.21%) Workflow
12 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
13 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
13 6 (7.89%) QA
13 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (9.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (3.95%) Lync
3 2 (2.63%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (42.11%) MS Office
2 28 (36.84%) MS Excel
3 10 (13.16%) MS Visio
3 10 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
1 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Internet
2 4 (5.26%) DNS
2 4 (5.26%) LDAP
3 3 (3.95%) DHCP
3 3 (3.95%) Kerberos
3 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.63%) LAN
4 2 (2.63%) VoIP
4 2 (2.63%) WAN
4 2 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.32%) SSL
5 1 (1.32%) Extranet
5 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.95%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.63%) OLAP
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.32%) MSI
2 1 (1.32%) Maven
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (38.16%) Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.89%) Test Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Consultant
5 4 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) MI Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) IT Support
7 2 (2.63%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Data Migration Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Data Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Data Administrator
7 2 (2.63%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) HTML
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
1 3 (3.95%) CSS
1 3 (3.95%) ADSI
2 2 (2.63%) J2EE
2 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.63%) jQuery
2 2 (2.63%) HTML5
2 2 (2.63%) CSS3
3 1 (1.32%) Spring
3 1 (1.32%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.32%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Mainframe
2 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.26%) NHS
3 3 (3.95%) Clustering
3 3 (3.95%) PKI
4 2 (2.63%) EPoS
4 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Firmware
5 1 (1.32%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 33 (43.42%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.58%) UNIX
5 3 (3.95%) Linux
5 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Migration
2 12 (15.79%) Project Planning
3 11 (14.47%) Data Migration
4 8 (10.53%) Change Management
4 8 (10.53%) Service Management
5 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.21%) Workflow
6 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.58%) Test Management
7 5 (6.58%) Project Management
8 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.95%) ITIL
9 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.63%) Validation
10 2 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (2.63%) Integration Testing
10 2 (2.63%) Time Management
10 2 (2.63%) Data Mapping
10 2 (2.63%) Identity Management
10 2 (2.63%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.63%) C
4 1 (1.32%) C#
4 1 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.32%) PL/1
4 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.26%) MCDST
4 3 (3.95%) MCP
5 2 (2.63%) MCSA
5 2 (2.63%) MCTS
5 2 (2.63%) MCITP
5 2 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (1.32%) CCEE
6 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.32%) CCA
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
2 5 (6.58%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (22.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) vSphere
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.32%) BlackBerry Internet Service
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) XenApp
3 1 (1.32%) XenServer
3 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Oracle
2 9 (11.84%) Citrix
3 8 (10.53%) Cisco
4 7 (9.21%) Remedy
5 5 (6.58%) IBM
5 5 (6.58%) HP
5 5 (6.58%) SAP
6 4 (5.26%) VMware
7 2 (2.63%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.32%) McAfee
8 1 (1.32%) Apple
8 1 (1.32%) Mercator
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