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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 64 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 27.71% 11.46% 13.43%
As % of the Vendors category 44.14% 18.54% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £88 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £390 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Average hourly rate £9.94 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.48% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.30 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £52.70 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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
145 178 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 62.77% 61.81% 65.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 89 54
Average daily rate £394 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £75 £84
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £595 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 14
Average hourly rate £10.31 £35.50 £55.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.95% -36.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £52.80 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 48 £400 +52.38% 9
Chesterfield +20 7 £260 - 4
Bakewell - - - -
Matlock - - - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 41 (46.59%) Windows
2 36 (40.91%) MS Office
3 30 (34.09%) MS Excel
4 24 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 18 (20.45%) Finance
5 18 (20.45%) SC Cleared
5 18 (20.45%) Security Cleared
6 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (18.18%) Migration
7 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (14.77%) MS PowerPoint
9 12 (13.64%) Project Planning
9 12 (13.64%) VMware
10 11 (12.50%) Windows XP
10 11 (12.50%) Oracle
10 11 (12.50%) UNIX
10 11 (12.50%) Data Migration
11 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
11 10 (11.36%) SQL
11 10 (11.36%) MS Visio
11 10 (11.36%) HP
11 10 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
12 9 (10.23%) Change Management
12 9 (10.23%) Remedy
12 9 (10.23%) Workflow
13 8 (9.09%) Degree
13 8 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
13 8 (9.09%) QA
13 8 (9.09%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.41%) Lync
3 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) SAS
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 36 (40.91%) MS Office
2 30 (34.09%) MS Excel
3 13 (14.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (11.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) IaaS
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Internet
2 4 (4.55%) DNS
2 4 (4.55%) LDAP
3 3 (3.41%) DHCP
3 3 (3.41%) Kerberos
3 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.27%) Firewall
4 2 (2.27%) LAN
4 2 (2.27%) VoIP
4 2 (2.27%) WAN
5 1 (1.14%) Extranet
5 1 (1.14%) SSL
5 1 (1.14%) VPN
5 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.27%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.27%) OLAP
4 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.14%) DB2
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MSI
2 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.14%) Maven
General
1 18 (20.45%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.82%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.27%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Analyst
2 11 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 9 (10.23%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.09%) Developer
5 7 (7.95%) Technical Leader
6 6 (6.82%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) IT Support
9 3 (3.41%) Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Performance Test Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Performance Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) MI Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Service Desk Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Designer
10 2 (2.27%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Data Migration Manager
10 2 (2.27%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) HTML
2 4 (4.55%) CSS
3 3 (3.41%) .NET
3 3 (3.41%) ADSI
4 2 (2.27%) jQuery
4 2 (2.27%) HTML5
4 2 (2.27%) CSS3
4 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.27%) J2EE
5 1 (1.14%) Struts
5 1 (1.14%) Web Services
5 1 (1.14%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.14%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.14%) Ajax
5 1 (1.14%) Spring
5 1 (1.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) Clustering
4 3 (3.41%) PKI
5 2 (2.27%) Economics
5 2 (2.27%) EPoS
5 2 (2.27%) NHS
6 1 (1.14%) Firmware
6 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.14%) User Experience
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.59%) Windows
2 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 11 (12.50%) UNIX
4 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.41%) Linux
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.14%) zOS
8 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.14%) Android
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) Migration
2 12 (13.64%) Project Planning
3 11 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 9 (10.23%) Change Management
4 9 (10.23%) Workflow
5 8 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (7.95%) Service Management
7 6 (6.82%) Test Scripting
7 6 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (6.82%) Project Management
7 6 (6.82%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.68%) Validation
8 5 (5.68%) Test Management
9 4 (4.55%) ITIL
9 4 (4.55%) OO
10 3 (3.41%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.41%) Time Management
10 3 (3.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) SQL
2 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.27%) VB
3 2 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) C
4 1 (1.14%) C#
4 1 (1.14%) VBA
4 1 (1.14%) PL/1
4 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) SC Cleared
1 18 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.09%) Degree
3 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.41%) MCDST
5 2 (2.27%) MCP
6 1 (1.14%) MCSE
6 1 (1.14%) MCSA
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.14%) MCTS
6 1 (1.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.95%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.14%) XenApp
5 1 (1.14%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.55%) SCCM
2 4 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) VMware
2 11 (12.50%) Oracle
3 10 (11.36%) HP
4 9 (10.23%) Remedy
5 8 (9.09%) Cisco
6 7 (7.95%) Citrix
7 6 (6.82%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.68%) SAP
8 5 (5.68%) IBM
9 3 (3.41%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.27%) HubSpot
10 2 (2.27%) Adobe
11 1 (1.14%) Mercator
11 1 (1.14%) Cognos
11 1 (1.14%) McAfee
11 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £550 - £551 per day
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Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago