Period
to 16 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 16 October 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
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 15 5
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 88 52 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 23.53% 10.22% 14.46%
As % of the Vendors category 41.71% 16.94% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 37
Derbyshire median daily rate £375 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -7.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £125 £123 £163
90th Percentile £484 £471 £510
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £340 £375
% change year-on-year - -9.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 11
Derbyshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £9.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +55.62% -23.16%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £8.69
90th Percentile £17.50 £15.65 £13.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.76 £12.40 £11.50
% change year-on-year +19.01% +7.83% -11.54%

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 Derbyshire.

All Vendors
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 211 307 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 56.42% 60.31% 48.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 210 135
Derbyshire median daily rate £389 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £154 £220 £222
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £383 £378 £400
% change year-on-year +1.32% -5.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 16
Derbyshire median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +94.87% -23.53%
10th Percentile £11.45 £13.58 £8.69
90th Percentile £18.51 £30.81 £17.65
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.10 £12.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% +12.80% -7.41%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Derbyshire

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Derbyshire

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Derbyshire

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Derbyshire

Microsoft
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 within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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 +12 42 £400 +17.65% 18
Chesterfield +5 39 £225 -4.26% 7
Belper 0 1 - -
Matlock - 1 £275 -
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 34 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 30 (34.09%) SQL
3 29 (32.95%) Windows
4 27 (30.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (22.73%) SCCM
7 19 (21.59%) VMware
8 18 (20.45%) SAP
9 17 (19.32%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 16 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (17.05%) PowerShell
12 14 (15.91%) Oracle
12 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (15.91%) Finance
12 14 (15.91%) Power BI
13 13 (14.77%) Windows 10
13 13 (14.77%) Migration
13 13 (14.77%) SharePoint
13 13 (14.77%) Office 365
14 12 (13.64%) Windows 7
14 12 (13.64%) Android
14 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
14 12 (13.64%) ITIL
14 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (12.50%) Apple iOS
15 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (11.36%) JIRA

Microsoft
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 13 (14.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.27%) Maximo
3 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (30.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (14.77%) Office 365
3 8 (9.09%) IaaS
4 5 (5.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.41%) PaaS
5 3 (3.41%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) Firewall
2 5 (5.68%) Internet
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco Firepower
3 4 (4.55%) DHCP
3 4 (4.55%) DNS
4 3 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.27%) VPN
6 1 (1.14%) Intranet
6 1 (1.14%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.14%) LAN
6 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 14 (15.91%) Power BI
4 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
6 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (5.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.68%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.41%) Data Mart
8 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.27%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 2 (2.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (1.14%) OLAP
10 1 (1.14%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) JIRA
2 7 (7.95%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.55%) ERwin
3 4 (4.55%) Toad
4 3 (3.41%) AdminStudio
4 3 (3.41%) MSI
4 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.27%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.27%) WinRunner
General
1 14 (15.91%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Retail
3 7 (7.95%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.82%) Marketing
5 5 (5.68%) Legal
5 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.55%) Electronics
7 3 (3.41%) Publishing
8 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (19.32%) Developer
2 16 (18.18%) Analyst
3 12 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (11.36%) Active Directory Support
5 9 (10.23%) Network Support
6 8 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Report Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Junior
8 5 (5.68%) Junior Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Junior Test Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Data Modeller
10 3 (3.41%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (3.41%) Applications Packager
10 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.41%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) MDX
2 4 (4.55%) .NET
3 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.27%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.27%) HTML
4 2 (2.27%) LINQ
4 2 (2.27%) XML
5 1 (1.14%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.14%) ADSI
5 1 (1.14%) Ajax
5 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.14%) CSS
5 1 (1.14%) jQuery
5 1 (1.14%) LDAP
5 1 (1.14%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (1.14%) WCF
5 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.68%) Virtual Team
4 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.41%) Clustering
6 2 (2.27%) NHS
6 2 (2.27%) PDA
6 2 (2.27%) PKI
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.95%) Windows
2 13 (14.77%) Windows 10
3 12 (13.64%) Android
3 12 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 11 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 9 (10.23%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.68%) VMS
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.41%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.27%) AIX
8 2 (2.27%) Linux
8 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (14.77%) Migration
3 12 (13.64%) ITIL
4 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 10 (11.36%) Integration Testing
5 10 (11.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 10 (11.36%) Test Management
6 8 (9.09%) Analytics
6 8 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
6 8 (9.09%) Server Management
6 8 (9.09%) Visualisation
7 7 (7.95%) Change Management
7 7 (7.95%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (6.82%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.68%) ITSM
9 5 (5.68%) Operations Management
9 5 (5.68%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.68%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.09%) SQL
2 15 (17.05%) PowerShell
3 8 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 7 (7.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 4 (4.55%) VBScript
6 3 (3.41%) C#
7 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.14%) C++
8 1 (1.14%) Java
8 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.55%) CCNA
4 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.55%) MCP
5 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.27%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.27%) Degree
5 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.14%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) CCNP
6 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) MCSE
6 1 (1.14%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.27%) COBIT
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.55%) XenApp
5 3 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (22.73%) SCCM
2 6 (6.82%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.27%) HP ALM
4 2 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.14%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) VMware
2 18 (20.45%) SAP
3 14 (15.91%) Oracle
4 10 (11.36%) Micro Focus
5 9 (10.23%) Cisco
6 8 (9.09%) Citrix
7 7 (7.95%) McAfee
8 6 (6.82%) Ivanti
9 5 (5.68%) ServiceNow
10 4 (4.55%) F5
11 3 (3.41%) HP
12 2 (2.27%) Adobe
12 2 (2.27%) Cognos
12 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (2.27%) Snow
12 2 (2.27%) Veritas
13 1 (1.14%) BMC
13 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.14%) Remedy
13 1 (1.14%) Tableau