Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 54 65 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 15.47% 15.59% 19.63%
As % of the Vendors category 30.86% 23.30% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 53
Derby median daily rate £403 £412 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.31% +9.87% -6.25%
10th Percentile £159 £123 £108
90th Percentile £491 £565 £488
Derbyshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Derby median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £11.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% +24.48% -12.25%
10th Percentile £15.58 £14.10 £9.72
90th Percentile £21.00 £14.30 £13.91
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £12.00
% change year-on-year +23.24% +18.33% -17.24%

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 175 279 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 50.14% 66.91% 46.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 197 89
Derby median daily rate £415 £430 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.49% +13.91% +1.34%
10th Percentile £300 £194 £121
90th Percentile £538 £565 £500
Derbyshire median daily rate £403 £421 £375
% change year-on-year -4.45% +12.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 9
Derby median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.64% -12.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £15.85 £8.84 £9.63
90th Percentile £47.80 £32.42 £33.05
Derbyshire median hourly rate £32.50 £33.38 £13.00
% change year-on-year -2.62% +156.73% -5.45%

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 April 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 April 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 23 (42.59%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) SQL
3 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
4 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
4 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
5 16 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (27.78%) Power BI
7 14 (25.93%) Manufacturing
7 14 (25.93%) Tableau
8 13 (24.07%) Visualisation
8 13 (24.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (24.07%) IBM
8 13 (24.07%) Cognos
8 13 (24.07%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 12 (22.22%) Semantic Layer
9 12 (22.22%) Cognos Report Studio
9 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 12 (22.22%) DecisionStream
9 12 (22.22%) PLM
9 12 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
9 12 (22.22%) DevOps
10 11 (20.37%) Analytics
11 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (14.81%) ITIL
13 7 (12.96%) SLA
13 7 (12.96%) Migration
13 7 (12.96%) Finance
13 7 (12.96%) Windows Server

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 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.56%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Maximo
2 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.26%) Office 365
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) WAN
2 5 (9.26%) DNS
3 3 (5.56%) Firewall
3 3 (5.56%) InfiniBand
3 3 (5.56%) LAN
3 3 (5.56%) VLAN
4 2 (3.70%) DHCP
4 2 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) Power BI
2 13 (24.07%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 13 (24.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (22.22%) Cognos Report Studio
3 12 (22.22%) DecisionStream
3 12 (22.22%) Semantic Layer
3 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.85%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (1.85%) HDInsight
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.85%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (25.93%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Consultant
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) IT Support
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Technology Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Systems Support
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) ADSI
3 1 (1.85%) Ajax
3 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.85%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.85%) jQuery
3 1 (1.85%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) Node.js
3 1 (1.85%) WCF
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.70%) NHS
2 2 (3.70%) Smartcard
2 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.85%) DataPower
3 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) iPhone
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) PKI
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
3 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Android
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (24.07%) Visualisation
3 12 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
3 12 (22.22%) DevOps
3 12 (22.22%) PLM
4 11 (20.37%) Analytics
5 8 (14.81%) ITIL
6 7 (12.96%) Migration
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.41%) Project Management
8 4 (7.41%) Service Management
9 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.56%) Data Security
9 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.56%) IT Governance
9 3 (5.56%) Test Management
10 2 (3.70%) ETL
10 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) VBScript
5 1 (1.85%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.41%) MCSE
5 3 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (5.56%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.70%) MCSA
7 1 (1.85%) ACCA
7 1 (1.85%) CCNP
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.85%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Tableau
2 13 (24.07%) Cognos
2 13 (24.07%) IBM
3 6 (11.11%) VMware
4 5 (9.26%) Citrix
4 5 (9.26%) TIBCO
5 4 (7.41%) Remedy
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco
6 3 (5.56%) Lotus
6 3 (5.56%) McAfee
6 3 (5.56%) NetApp
6 3 (5.56%) SAP
7 2 (3.70%) Adobe
7 2 (3.70%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle
7 2 (3.70%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) Capita
8 1 (1.85%) F5
8 1 (1.85%) Google
8 1 (1.85%) Pegasus