The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derby with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Microsoft
Derbyshire / Derby
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -17 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 18 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 8.04% 16.38% 27.27%
As % of the Vendors category 12.86% 35.85% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 16
Median daily rate £375 £315 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -13.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £146 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +3.57% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £14.20 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Derby.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Derby
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 140 53 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derby 62.50% 45.69% 55.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 23 33
Median daily rate £410 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £146 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £539 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £14.20 £10.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.00% -77.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derby citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Derby

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Derby.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Derby

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derby

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Derby over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Derby

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft in Derby.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Derby

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Derby region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 25 (52.08%) Windows
3 16 (33.33%) Finance
4 15 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
6 13 (27.08%) Migration
7 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
8 11 (22.92%) VMware
9 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
9 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
9 10 (20.83%) Cisco
9 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
10 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (18.75%) VBA
10 9 (18.75%) SQL
10 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (16.67%) Citrix
12 7 (14.58%) HP
12 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
12 7 (14.58%) .NET
12 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (14.58%) Windows 8
12 7 (14.58%) Windows 10
12 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (12.50%) Apple iOS

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derby 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 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (12.50%) IBM Notes
3 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.25%) Apache Spark
4 3 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (4.17%) Azure Machine Learning
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) VPN
2 5 (10.42%) DHCP
2 5 (10.42%) DNS
2 5 (10.42%) Kerberos
2 5 (10.42%) LDAP
3 3 (6.25%) 3G
3 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) Skype
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.25%) Base SAS
6 3 (6.25%) HDInsight
6 3 (6.25%) Power BI
6 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (2.08%) Big Data
8 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.42%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Analyst
1 12 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) IT Support
4 4 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Applications Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Applications Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) SAS Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
5 3 (6.25%) T-SQL Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Computer Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) ADSI
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 5 (10.42%) Clustering
3 5 (10.42%) PKI
4 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
4 7 (14.58%) Windows 10
4 7 (14.58%) Windows 8
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Migration
2 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.33%) Project Management
3 4 (8.33%) Service Management
4 3 (6.25%) Break/Fix
4 3 (6.25%) Business Development
4 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Machine Learning
5 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (2.08%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (2.08%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
1 9 (18.75%) VBA
2 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
3 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (12.50%) VBScript
4 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (4.17%) R
6 2 (4.17%) Scala
7 1 (2.08%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) MCSE
4 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.08%) Samba
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (10.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (8.33%) SCCM
3 3 (6.25%) AirWatch
3 3 (6.25%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.08%) MIIS
4 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) VMware
2 10 (20.83%) Cisco
3 8 (16.67%) Citrix
4 7 (14.58%) HP
5 6 (12.50%) Lotus
6 5 (10.42%) McAfee
6 5 (10.42%) Symantec
7 3 (6.25%) Dell
7 3 (6.25%) Siemens
7 3 (6.25%) Xerox
8 2 (4.17%) PTC
8 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.08%) Cognos
9 1 (2.08%) NetApp
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle
9 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.08%) SAP
9 1 (2.08%) Tableau
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