Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 17 3
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 41 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 13.23% 10.46% 18.98%
As % of the Vendors category 26.11% 15.79% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 32
Derby median daily rate £400 £395 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +6.86% +5.61%
10th Percentile £171 £123 £116
90th Percentile £514 £550 £499
Derbyshire median daily rate £400 £389 £370
% change year-on-year +2.89% +5.07% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Derby median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £9.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +44.68% -24.50%
10th Percentile £12.05 £13.89 £8.43
90th Percentile £17.50 £14.87 £12.10
Derbyshire median hourly rate £15.68 £14.20 £9.82
% change year-on-year +10.42% +44.68% -38.66%

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 157 304 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 50.65% 66.23% 47.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 232 62
Derby median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £270 £263 £151
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
Derbyshire median daily rate £425 £425 £373
% change year-on-year - +14.09% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 15
Derby median hourly rate £20.00 £14.20 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% +42.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £12.73 £8.98 £8.74
90th Percentile £47.50 £14.68 £34.35
Derbyshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.20 £10.25
% change year-on-year +11.69% +38.54% -35.94%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
3 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
4 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
5 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (19.51%) ITIL
6 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
6 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.07%) SLA
8 6 (14.63%) Firewall
8 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
8 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
9 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (12.20%) Linux
9 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (12.20%) WAN
9 5 (12.20%) TIBCO
9 5 (12.20%) McAfee
9 5 (12.20%) Project Management
9 5 (12.20%) Service Management
9 5 (12.20%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
10 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (9.76%) Cisco
10 4 (9.76%) Analytics
10 4 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance

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 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.32%) IaaS
2 3 (7.32%) Office 365
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.44%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.44%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) WAN
3 3 (7.32%) InfiniBand
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (4.88%) DHCP
4 2 (4.88%) DNS
4 2 (4.88%) Kerberos
4 2 (4.88%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) Intranet
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.76%) Power BI
4 3 (7.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.32%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (4.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (2.44%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (2.44%) DB2
6 1 (2.44%) DecisionStream
6 1 (2.44%) HDInsight
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) MS Access
6 1 (2.44%) OLAP
6 1 (2.44%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
1 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Technology Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (4.88%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (4.88%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) IT Technician
5 2 (4.88%) Process Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Technology Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.44%) Report Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) ADSI
1 2 (4.88%) LDAP
2 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.44%) Node.js
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
2 2 (4.88%) PKI
2 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.88%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.44%) DataPower
3 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) VMS
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
3 5 (12.20%) Project Management
3 5 (12.20%) Service Management
4 4 (9.76%) Analytics
4 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.32%) Data Security
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) IT Governance
5 3 (7.32%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.88%) Information Governance
6 2 (4.88%) ITSM
6 2 (4.88%) Operations Management
6 2 (4.88%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) VBA
4 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) CCNP
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (2.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (4.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) McAfee
1 5 (12.20%) TIBCO
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco
3 3 (7.32%) Citrix
3 3 (7.32%) Remedy
3 3 (7.32%) Tableau
4 2 (4.88%) Capita
4 2 (4.88%) Cognos
4 2 (4.88%) F5
4 2 (4.88%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe
5 1 (2.44%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.44%) Lotus
5 1 (2.44%) Symantec