Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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.

Microsoft Certification
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 46 53
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 2.35% 1.29% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.53% 3.80% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Derbyshire median daily rate £288 £275 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +139.13% -74.44%
10th Percentile £123 £164 £108
90th Percentile £347 £454 £279
East Midlands median daily rate £288 £288 £263
% change year-on-year - +9.52% -34.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - £12.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £13.63 £13.25
% change year-on-year +83.49% +2.83% -1.85%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 235 184 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 42.42% 33.89% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 140 109
Derbyshire median daily rate £381 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.25% -2.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £255 £206 £255
90th Percentile £542 £538 £516
East Midlands median daily rate £381 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +0.13% +1.33% +8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 6
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.60 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.72% -50.56% +85.43%
10th Percentile £17.13 £12.96 £13.69
90th Percentile £52.00 £17.43 £41.88
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.13
% change year-on-year +0.72% +1.46% +14.17%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Derbyshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Derbyshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Derbyshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in Derbyshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Derbyshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Derbyshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -6 11 £320 +158.06% 2
Chesterfield +3 2 £281 +2.27%
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 11 (84.62%) MCSE
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) Office 365
5 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
6 6 (46.15%) Citrix
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (38.46%) DNS
7 5 (38.46%) DHCP
7 5 (38.46%) MCSA
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco
8 4 (30.77%) SAN
8 4 (30.77%) CCNA
8 4 (30.77%) SCCM
8 4 (30.77%) Skype
9 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (23.08%) VMware
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
9 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (23.08%) HP
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (15.38%) VBScript
10 2 (15.38%) Windows XP

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) G Suite
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) Skype
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Metadata Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (7.69%) SABSA
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) MCSE
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) MCSA
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (7.69%) CCSP
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) MCITP
5 1 (7.69%) MCSD
5 1 (7.69%) OCP
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Lotus
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Google
6 1 (7.69%) Intel
6 1 (7.69%) Nintex