Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 22 4
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 37 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 15.48% 8.56% 17.75%
As % of the Vendors category 27.01% 13.48% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 24
Derby median daily rate £400 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +8.15% -10.00%
10th Percentile £200 £123 £129
90th Percentile £482 £461 £500
Derbyshire median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 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 £12.00 £11.55 £8.60
90th Percentile £17.50 £15.65 £11.46
Derbyshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £9.13
% change year-on-year +9.15% +55.62% -22.34%

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 137 282 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 57.32% 63.51% 46.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 206 66
Derby median daily rate £438 £436 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% +5.44% +3.44%
10th Percentile £305 £250 £200
90th Percentile £550 £550 £556
Derbyshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 15
Derby median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.01% +51.05% -26.92%
10th Percentile £13.10 £13.20 £8.69
90th Percentile £41.50 £30.20 £18.32
Derbyshire median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year -18.42% +90.00% -20.79%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) Windows
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
6 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.92%) Cisco
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (18.92%) ITIL
8 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
8 6 (16.22%) Server Management
8 6 (16.22%) Analytics
9 5 (13.51%) IaaS
9 5 (13.51%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
9 5 (13.51%) McAfee
9 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
9 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
9 5 (13.51%) Firewall
10 4 (10.81%) ITSM
10 4 (10.81%) Operations Management
10 4 (10.81%) VMS
10 4 (10.81%) .NET
10 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (10.81%) Runbook
10 4 (10.81%) Office 365

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 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (5.41%) Maximo
3 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) IaaS
3 4 (10.81%) Office 365
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.81%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (5.41%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Power BI
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) OLAP
5 1 (2.70%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (2.70%) QlikView
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (21.62%) Active Directory Support
3 7 (18.92%) Network Support
4 6 (16.22%) Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cognos Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Cloud Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) CloudOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV Trainer
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.41%) ADSI
3 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) LDAP
3 2 (5.41%) LINQ
3 2 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) Angular 2
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (2.70%) WCF
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) VMS
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 6 (16.22%) Analytics
3 6 (16.22%) Server Management
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.81%) ITSM
4 4 (10.81%) Operations Management
4 4 (10.81%) Runbook
5 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Change Control
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
7 1 (2.70%) ETL
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.11%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco
2 5 (13.51%) McAfee
3 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
4 3 (8.11%) F5
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) Cognos
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Alteryx
6 1 (2.70%) BMC
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.70%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) Tableau