Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 42 66 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 10.02% 19.47% 18.84%
As % of the Vendors category 17.21% 39.05% 36.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 42
Derby median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £265 £175 £109
90th Percentile £463 £565 £496
Derbyshire median daily rate £325 £350 £368
% change year-on-year -7.14% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 11
Derby median hourly rate £14.20 £9.13 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.62% -29.81% +30.78%
10th Percentile £11.00 £8.60 £10.88
90th Percentile £15.75 £11.46 £38.75
Derbyshire median hourly rate £14.20 £9.13 £11.88
% change year-on-year +55.62% -23.16% +7.95%

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 244 169 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 58.23% 49.85% 51.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 88 76
Derby median daily rate £400 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% -
10th Percentile £250 £240 £223
90th Percentile £546 £579 £518
Derbyshire median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 18
Derby median hourly rate £15.00 £9.13 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.38% -31.13% +18.67%
10th Percentile £13.20 £8.64 £10.96
90th Percentile £32.80 £23.23 £38.75
Derbyshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year +48.15% +5.88% -5.56%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
5 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (21.43%) Finance
6 8 (19.05%) Project Management
6 8 (19.05%) ITIL
6 8 (19.05%) Windows XP
6 8 (19.05%) SCCM
6 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
7 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 7 (16.67%) Office 365
7 7 (16.67%) MCSE
7 7 (16.67%) Migration
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (14.29%) Citrix
8 6 (14.29%) DNS
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
9 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
9 5 (11.90%) PMO
9 5 (11.90%) Break/Fix
9 5 (11.90%) Cisco
9 5 (11.90%) 3G

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 (11.90%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Simulink
3 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Office 365
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) DNS
2 5 (11.90%) 3G
2 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.14%) DHCP
3 3 (7.14%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) Skype
3 3 (7.14%) VLAN
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) Firewall
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) MS Access
2 1 (2.38%) QlikView
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Analyst
1 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) Applications Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Applications Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Data Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Data Scientist
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Support
5 2 (4.76%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) Ajax
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) D3.js
2 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) jQuery
2 1 (2.38%) WCF
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.76%) PMI
3 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (19.05%) Windows XP
3 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) ITIL
1 8 (19.05%) Project Management
2 7 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (11.90%) Break/Fix
3 5 (11.90%) Service Management
4 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Business Development
5 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.76%) Analytics
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Server Building
6 2 (4.76%) Service Design
6 2 (4.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Python
3 3 (7.14%) C#
3 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.76%) C++
4 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
4 2 (4.76%) R
4 2 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) C
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.38%) Groovy
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) VB
5 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) MCSE
3 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.52%) MCSA
5 3 (7.14%) CCNA
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
5 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.38%) CCSP
6 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) PMO
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.38%) JTAG
3 1 (2.38%) MISRA
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Citrix
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco
2 5 (11.90%) Dell
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) NetApp
5 2 (4.76%) Lotus
5 2 (4.76%) Xerox
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe
6 1 (2.38%) Capita
6 1 (2.38%) Cognos
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee
6 1 (2.38%) Remedy
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec