Period
to 19 November 2018

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 6 months to 19 November 2018 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 16 3
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 35 42 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 16.67% 10.14% 19.29%
As % of the Vendors category 29.41% 17.28% 38.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 30
Derby median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £135 £265 £198
90th Percentile £450 £463 £566
Derbyshire median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 9
Derby median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £9.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +55.62% -29.81%
10th Percentile £10.59 £11.00 £8.60
90th Percentile £16.25 £15.75 £11.46
Derbyshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £9.13
% change year-on-year +9.15% +55.62% -23.16%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Derby.

All Vendors
Derby
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 119 243 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 56.67% 58.70% 49.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 159 86
Derby median daily rate £385 £400 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -3.32% +3.44%
10th Percentile £137 £250 £250
90th Percentile £558 £546 £581
Derbyshire median daily rate £385 £395 £400
% change year-on-year -2.53% -1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 10
Derby median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £9.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +64.38% -31.13%
10th Percentile £11.19 £13.20 £8.64
90th Percentile £23.50 £32.80 £23.23
Derbyshire median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -31.11% +66.67% +5.88%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derby.

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 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Derby region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (22.86%) Server Management
5 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (17.14%) Office 365
6 6 (17.14%) IaaS
6 6 (17.14%) Cisco
6 6 (17.14%) ITIL
7 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 5 (14.29%) VMware
7 5 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 4 (11.43%) SLA
8 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
8 4 (11.43%) ServiceNow
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
8 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.57%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (8.57%) Operations Management
9 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (8.57%) SCCM
9 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
9 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
9 3 (8.57%) Windows 7

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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.86%) Maximo
2 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.14%) IaaS
2 6 (17.14%) Office 365
3 3 (8.57%) PaaS
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.57%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Power BI
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (25.71%) Active Directory Support
2 9 (25.71%) Network Support
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Support
6 1 (2.86%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV Trainer
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Release Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Remote Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
2 2 (5.71%) LINQ
2 2 (5.71%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.86%) ADSI
3 1 (2.86%) Ajax
3 1 (2.86%) Angular 2
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (2.86%) WCF
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) VMS
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Server Management
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.57%) Change Control
4 3 (8.57%) ITSM
4 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.57%) Operations Management
4 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (8.57%) Runbook
4 3 (8.57%) Web Filtering
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Break/Fix
6 1 (2.86%) Decision-Making
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) CCNA
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) ServiceNow
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) F5
5 2 (5.71%) McAfee
5 2 (5.71%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) BMC
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) Cognos
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.86%) Remedy