Period
to 24 January 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 24 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
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 63 90 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 12.63% 17.08% 15.50%
As % of the Vendors category 23.42% 30.41% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 50 63
Derbyshire median daily rate £356 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% -6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £141 £171 £108
90th Percentile £441 £565 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -2.86% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
Derbyshire median hourly rate £16.50 £9.13 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.82% -20.65% +3.00%
10th Percentile £10.88 £8.69 £9.66
90th Percentile £20.00 £13.66 £13.65
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.26 £11.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year -4.17% -6.00% -16.67%

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 269 296 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 53.91% 56.17% 45.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 174 131
Derbyshire median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% -3.75%
10th Percentile £225 £135 £223
90th Percentile £543 £575 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 24
Derbyshire median hourly rate £25.65 £13.60 £12.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.67% +5.39% -5.11%
10th Percentile £14.38 £8.69 £9.75
90th Percentile £42.25 £60.00 £19.40
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year - -2.78% -12.73%

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 24 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 January 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 -2 51 £400 +14.29% 32
Chesterfield -1 4 £235 -18.26% 12
Belper 0 1 - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 29 (46.03%) Windows
1 29 (46.03%) Active Directory
2 23 (36.51%) SQL
3 19 (30.16%) Security Cleared
4 17 (26.98%) SC Cleared
4 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
5 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
6 14 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (20.63%) Cognos
7 13 (20.63%) Manufacturing
7 13 (20.63%) Visualisation
7 13 (20.63%) Data Visualisation
8 12 (19.05%) Tableau
8 12 (19.05%) DevOps
8 12 (19.05%) Cognos Report Studio
8 12 (19.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 12 (19.05%) Power BI
8 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
8 12 (19.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 12 (19.05%) Migration
8 12 (19.05%) PLM
8 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (19.05%) IBM
8 12 (19.05%) DecisionStream
8 12 (19.05%) Semantic Layer
9 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (17.46%) DNS
9 11 (17.46%) ITIL
9 11 (17.46%) Office 365
10 10 (15.87%) Hyper-V

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 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.76%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) iTrent
2 1 (1.59%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Office 365
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.59%) IaaS
4 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) DNS
2 6 (9.52%) VLAN
3 5 (7.94%) Skype
4 4 (6.35%) LAN
4 4 (6.35%) WAN
4 4 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.76%) DHCP
5 3 (4.76%) SAN
6 2 (3.17%) MPLS
6 2 (3.17%) VPN
7 1 (1.59%) 3G
7 1 (1.59%) Firewall
7 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 12 (19.05%) Cognos Report Studio
2 12 (19.05%) DecisionStream
2 12 (19.05%) Power BI
2 12 (19.05%) Semantic Layer
2 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
5 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.59%) QlikView
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (20.63%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Analyst
2 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Consultant
4 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.35%) Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.76%) IT Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) IT Support
6 3 (4.76%) Office 365 Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Solutions Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
1 3 (4.76%) CSS
1 3 (4.76%) HTML
1 3 (4.76%) jQuery
2 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (3.17%) HTML5
2 2 (3.17%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (3.17%) WCF
3 1 (1.59%) Ajax
3 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.59%) CSS3
3 1 (1.59%) D3.js
3 1 (1.59%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.59%) React
3 1 (1.59%) Redux
3 1 (1.59%) Sass
3 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.17%) PMI
2 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.59%) iPhone
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.03%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.17%) Android
6 1 (1.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (20.63%) Data Visualisation
2 13 (20.63%) Visualisation
3 12 (19.05%) DevOps
3 12 (19.05%) Migration
3 12 (19.05%) PLM
4 11 (17.46%) ITIL
5 9 (14.29%) Analytics
6 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.94%) Project Management
6 5 (7.94%) Test Management
7 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.35%) Time Management
8 3 (4.76%) Change Management
8 3 (4.76%) ITSM
8 3 (4.76%) MVC
8 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.76%) Server Building
8 3 (4.76%) Service Management
8 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) C#
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.17%) VB
4 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.17%) VBScript
5 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.98%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (14.29%) MCSE
5 5 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.94%) MCSA
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.76%) CCNA
7 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
7 3 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.17%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.59%) ACCA
9 1 (1.59%) CCNP
9 1 (1.59%) CCSP
9 1 (1.59%) Degree
9 1 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) PMO
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (46.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.87%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Cognos
2 12 (19.05%) IBM
2 12 (19.05%) Tableau
3 9 (14.29%) VMware
4 8 (12.70%) Citrix
5 6 (9.52%) NetApp
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco
6 4 (6.35%) HP
6 4 (6.35%) Remedy
7 3 (4.76%) Lotus
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle
8 2 (3.17%) SAP
9 1 (1.59%) Adobe
9 1 (1.59%) Capita
9 1 (1.59%) Dell
9 1 (1.59%) Google
9 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.59%) McAfee
9 1 (1.59%) Pegasus
9 1 (1.59%) Symantec