Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 54 93 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 9.75% 17.13% 16.10%
As % of the Vendors category 17.09% 32.86% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 54
Derbyshire median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £206 £188 £127
90th Percentile £465 £564 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £369 £325
% change year-on-year -11.19% +13.46% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 16
Derbyshire median hourly rate £14.20 £9.13 £11.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.62% -23.16% +7.95%
10th Percentile £11.40 £8.69 £9.93
90th Percentile £15.65 £13.50 £38.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% -7.41%

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 316 283 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 57.04% 52.12% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 151 120
Derbyshire median daily rate £395 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -0.66%
10th Percentile £221 £225 £240
90th Percentile £543 £575 £502
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 26
Derbyshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £13.63 £8.69 £9.93
90th Percentile £31.58 £60.00 £28.38
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00

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 19 November 2017.

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 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 -13 42 £350 - 15
Chesterfield -5 4 £235 -18.26% 1
Belper 0 1 - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 27 (50.00%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
3 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 12 (22.22%) Office 365
6 9 (16.67%) Project Management
6 9 (16.67%) Finance
6 9 (16.67%) Migration
6 9 (16.67%) ITIL
6 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (16.67%) DNS
6 9 (16.67%) SCCM
7 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
7 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
7 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
7 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
7 8 (14.81%) SQL
7 8 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (12.96%) MCSE
8 7 (12.96%) Citrix
8 7 (12.96%) Windows 10
8 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
8 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
9 6 (11.11%) Skype
9 6 (11.11%) C#
9 6 (11.11%) PMO

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 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
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%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.85%) Simulink
5 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) iTrent
2 1 (1.85%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Office 365
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) SaaS
5 1 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) DNS
2 8 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (11.11%) Skype
4 5 (9.26%) 3G
5 3 (5.56%) DHCP
5 3 (5.56%) LAN
5 3 (5.56%) MPLS
5 3 (5.56%) SAN
5 3 (5.56%) VLAN
5 3 (5.56%) WAN
6 2 (3.70%) VPN
7 1 (1.85%) Firewall
7 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) MS Access
2 1 (1.85%) QlikView
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.56%) Legal
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Applications Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Applications Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.70%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) CSS
2 3 (5.56%) HTML
2 3 (5.56%) jQuery
2 3 (5.56%) WCF
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (3.70%) HTML5
3 2 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.85%) Ajax
4 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.85%) CSS3
4 1 (1.85%) D3.js
4 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.85%) React
4 1 (1.85%) Sass
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.70%) PMI
4 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
2 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
3 7 (12.96%) Windows 10
3 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.85%) Android
6 1 (1.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) ITIL
1 9 (16.67%) Migration
1 9 (16.67%) Project Management
2 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.26%) Break/Fix
2 5 (9.26%) Service Management
3 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
3 4 (7.41%) ITSM
3 4 (7.41%) MVC
3 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.56%) Business Development
4 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.56%) Patch Management
4 3 (5.56%) Process Improvement
4 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 3 (5.56%) Scrum
4 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.70%) Analytics
5 2 (3.70%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (7.41%) Python
4 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.70%) C++
5 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.70%) R
5 2 (3.70%) VBScript
6 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.85%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.85%) Groovy
6 1 (1.85%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) MCSE
3 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.41%) MCSA
5 3 (5.56%) CCNA
5 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.85%) CCSP
6 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) PMO
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.85%) JTAG
3 1 (1.85%) MISRA
System Software
1 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Citrix
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco
2 5 (9.26%) Dell
2 5 (9.26%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) HP
4 3 (5.56%) NetApp
5 2 (3.70%) Lotus
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) Xerox
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe
6 1 (1.85%) Capita
6 1 (1.85%) Cognos
6 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.85%) McAfee
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) Remedy
6 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.85%) Symantec
6 1 (1.85%) Workday