Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 36 59 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 15.65% 15.25% 16.76%
As % of the Vendors category 26.28% 28.64% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 40
Derby median daily rate £325 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.80% -2.98% +5.78%
10th Percentile £141 £272 £170
90th Percentile £465 £497 £576
Derbyshire median daily rate £296 £400 £394
% change year-on-year -25.94% +1.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Derby median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £9.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +91.78% -26.26%
10th Percentile £9.98 £11.03 £8.69
90th Percentile £16.25 £21.00 £9.56
Derbyshire median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £9.13
% change year-on-year -22.86% +91.78% -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 137 206 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 59.57% 53.23% 56.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 130 140
Derby median daily rate £420 £402 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% -2.68% +3.14%
10th Percentile £150 £265 £150
90th Percentile £545 £539 £588
Derbyshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 6
Derby median hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £9.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.33% +205.73% -27.31%
10th Percentile £9.98 £17.50 £8.63
90th Percentile £26.50 £47.50 £28.50
Derbyshire median hourly rate £13.55 £28.15 £20.15
% change year-on-year -51.87% +39.70% +52.08%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019, 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 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) Windows
4 8 (22.22%) Office 365
5 7 (19.44%) IaaS
5 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (19.44%) ITIL
5 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (19.44%) VMware
6 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco
6 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 6 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
7 5 (13.89%) ServiceNow
7 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 5 (13.89%) Firewall
7 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
8 4 (11.11%) Migration
8 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 4 (11.11%) SCCM
8 4 (11.11%) ITSM
8 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (11.11%) CCNA
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle
8 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

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 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Appian
2 1 (2.78%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.78%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 7 (19.44%) IaaS
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (8.33%) PaaS
5 1 (2.78%) Boomi
5 1 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (2.78%) Intranet
4 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) Power BI
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.78%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.78%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.78%) GIS
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) QGIS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Billing
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Active Directory Support
3 5 (13.89%) Network Support
4 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) CMS Developer
6 1 (2.78%) IT Support
6 1 (2.78%) Remote Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
2 2 (5.56%) LINQ
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.78%) Angular 2
3 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.78%) WAP
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) VMS
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
2 5 (13.89%) Service Management
3 4 (11.11%) ITSM
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Server Management
4 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.33%) Change Control
4 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.33%) Operations Management
4 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (8.33%) Runbook
4 3 (8.33%) Web Filtering
5 2 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (2.78%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL V2
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.78%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) C++
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) CCNA
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.78%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) VMware
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco
3 5 (13.89%) ServiceNow
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (8.33%) SAP
6 2 (5.56%) F5
6 2 (5.56%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) Aruba
7 1 (2.78%) Citrix
7 1 (2.78%) Cognos
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) EMC
7 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.78%) McAfee
7 1 (2.78%) Symantec
7 1 (2.78%) Veeam
7 1 (2.78%) Zerto