Period
to 22 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 50 62 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 13.33% 18.45% 17.39%
As % of the Vendors category 24.63% 34.07% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 49
Derby median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £274 £175 £107
90th Percentile £451 £575 £500
Derbyshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Derby median hourly rate £17.50 £9.13 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.78% -26.26% +34.44%
10th Percentile £10.85 £8.69 £10.73
90th Percentile £20.50 £11.46 £13.91
Derbyshire median hourly rate £16.50 £9.13 £11.50
% change year-on-year +80.82% -20.65% +3.00%

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 203 182 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 54.13% 54.17% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 107 84
Derby median daily rate £403 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £250 £133 £177
90th Percentile £550 £580 £511
Derbyshire median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 14
Derby median hourly rate £28.65 £9.13 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +213.97% -32.64% +21.34%
10th Percentile £15.03 £8.69 £10.99
90th Percentile £46.75 £26.38 £18.00
Derbyshire median hourly rate £25.65 £13.60 £12.90
% change year-on-year +88.67% +5.39% -5.11%

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 January 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

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Derby

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Derby over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft in Derby

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 24 (48.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (40.00%) SQL
4 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
5 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (24.00%) Cognos
8 12 (24.00%) Manufacturing
8 12 (24.00%) Visualisation
8 12 (24.00%) Data Visualisation
8 12 (24.00%) Windows Server
9 11 (22.00%) Power BI
9 11 (22.00%) Semantic Layer
9 11 (22.00%) Tableau
9 11 (22.00%) DevOps
9 11 (22.00%) Cognos Report Studio
9 11 (22.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 11 (22.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 11 (22.00%) PLM
9 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (22.00%) IBM
9 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (22.00%) DecisionStream
10 10 (20.00%) Migration
11 9 (18.00%) DNS
11 9 (18.00%) MCSE
11 9 (18.00%) ITIL
11 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V

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 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Office 365
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) DNS
2 6 (12.00%) VLAN
3 3 (6.00%) DHCP
3 3 (6.00%) SAN
3 3 (6.00%) Skype
4 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.00%) 3G
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 11 (22.00%) Cognos Report Studio
2 11 (22.00%) DecisionStream
2 11 (22.00%) Power BI
2 11 (22.00%) Semantic Layer
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.00%) QlikView
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (24.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Developer
6 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) IT Support
6 2 (4.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) Ajax
1 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (2.00%) CSS
1 1 (2.00%) D3.js
1 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (2.00%) HTML
1 1 (2.00%) jQuery
1 1 (2.00%) WCF
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.00%) PMI
2 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.00%) iPhone
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.00%) Android
6 1 (2.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (24.00%) Data Visualisation
2 12 (24.00%) Visualisation
3 11 (22.00%) DevOps
3 11 (22.00%) PLM
4 10 (20.00%) Migration
5 9 (18.00%) Analytics
5 9 (18.00%) ITIL
6 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.00%) Test Management
7 4 (8.00%) Project Management
8 3 (6.00%) Change Management
8 3 (6.00%) Server Building
8 3 (6.00%) Service Management
8 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.00%) Break/Fix
9 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) VB
3 2 (4.00%) VBScript
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (18.00%) MCSE
5 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (10.00%) MCSA
6 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.00%) CCNA
7 3 (6.00%) PMI Certification
7 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.00%) DBS Check
9 1 (2.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (2.00%) ACCA
9 1 (2.00%) CCNP
9 1 (2.00%) CCSP
9 1 (2.00%) Degree
9 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) PMO
2 3 (6.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Cognos
2 11 (22.00%) IBM
2 11 (22.00%) Tableau
3 8 (16.00%) VMware
4 6 (12.00%) Citrix
4 6 (12.00%) NetApp
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco
5 4 (8.00%) HP
6 3 (6.00%) Lotus
7 1 (2.00%) Adobe
7 1 (2.00%) Capita
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) Google
7 1 (2.00%) McAfee
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) Pegasus
7 1 (2.00%) Remedy
7 1 (2.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.00%) Symantec