Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 15 5
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 89 64 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 18.78% 11.27% 14.32%
As % of the Vendors category 37.87% 16.89% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 42
Derbyshire median daily rate £400 £389 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% +5.07% -7.50%
10th Percentile £126 £123 £145
90th Percentile £488 £550 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £356 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +4.78% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Derbyshire median hourly rate £15.68 £14.20 £10.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.42% +39.80% -36.52%
10th Percentile £12.10 £13.89 £8.99
90th Percentile £17.50 £14.87 £13.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.94 £13.55 £11.50
% change year-on-year +10.28% +17.80% -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 235 379 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 49.58% 66.73% 49.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 273 121
Derbyshire median daily rate £425 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.86% +0.34%
10th Percentile £203 £221 £200
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 20
Derbyshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.20 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.69% +23.48% -39.47%
10th Percentile £10.63 £9.04 £8.81
90th Percentile £47.50 £15.64 £30.20
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £12.75
% change year-on-year +9.15% +11.37% -8.93%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 41 £400 +1.27% 19
Chesterfield +6 35 £375 +9.49% 3
Ilkeston - 5 £450 -
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 (38.20%) Windows
2 28 (31.46%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (29.21%) SQL
4 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
5 23 (25.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
7 20 (22.47%) Power BI
8 18 (20.22%) Oracle
9 17 (19.10%) SharePoint
9 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
11 13 (14.61%) SAP
11 13 (14.61%) ETL
11 13 (14.61%) Finance
11 13 (14.61%) Windows 10
12 12 (13.48%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (13.48%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
12 12 (13.48%) ERD
13 11 (12.36%) Use Case
13 11 (12.36%) SCCM
13 11 (12.36%) Data Mart
13 11 (12.36%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (12.36%) ITIL
13 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (11.24%) Migration
14 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared

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 17 (19.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.12%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.99%) Office 365
3 7 (7.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.37%) IaaS
6 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.12%) Scribe Online
7 1 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Firewall
1 6 (6.74%) WAN
2 5 (5.62%) Internet
3 3 (3.37%) Cisco Firepower
3 3 (3.37%) InfiniBand
4 2 (2.25%) DHCP
4 2 (2.25%) DNS
4 2 (2.25%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.25%) LAN
4 2 (2.25%) VPN
5 1 (1.12%) Intranet
5 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 20 (22.47%) Power BI
3 12 (13.48%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (12.36%) Data Mart
4 11 (12.36%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (3.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.37%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (1.12%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 1 (1.12%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (1.12%) HDInsight
11 1 (1.12%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (1.12%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) JIRA
2 3 (3.37%) AdminStudio
2 3 (3.37%) ERwin
2 3 (3.37%) MSI
2 3 (3.37%) Toad
2 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (14.61%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.49%) Electronics
4 4 (4.49%) Marketing
4 4 (4.49%) Retail
5 3 (3.37%) Legal
5 3 (3.37%) Publishing
6 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (20.22%) Developer
2 17 (19.10%) Analyst
3 12 (13.48%) Consultant
4 6 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (6.74%) Senior Technician
5 5 (5.62%) Data Modeller
6 4 (4.49%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (4.49%) Data Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.37%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (3.37%) Applications Packager
7 3 (3.37%) Architect
7 3 (3.37%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (3.37%) Systems Support
7 3 (3.37%) Technology Consultant
8 2 (2.25%) Senior Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) MDX
2 2 (2.25%) .NET
2 2 (2.25%) ADSI
2 2 (2.25%) LDAP
3 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.12%) HTML
3 1 (1.12%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.12%) Node.js
3 1 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.49%) Smartcard
5 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.37%) NHS
5 3 (3.37%) PKI
5 3 (3.37%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.25%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (2.25%) Clustering
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.12%) DataPower
7 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.12%) Replication
7 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.20%) Windows
2 13 (14.61%) Windows 10
3 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.87%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.74%) Android
5 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
6 5 (5.62%) Linux
7 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.25%) VMS
8 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (14.61%) ETL
3 12 (13.48%) ERD
3 12 (13.48%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (12.36%) ITIL
4 11 (12.36%) Use Case
5 10 (11.24%) Migration
6 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.74%) Analytics
7 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
7 6 (6.74%) Data Security
7 6 (6.74%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.74%) Project Management
7 6 (6.74%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.62%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.62%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 5 (5.62%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.62%) Service Management
8 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.62%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.21%) SQL
2 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.62%) VBScript
4 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (2.25%) Java
6 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.12%) C++
7 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.49%) Degree
5 4 (4.49%) MCP
5 4 (4.49%) MCSE
6 3 (3.37%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.12%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.12%) AAT
8 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) CCNA
8 1 (1.12%) CCNP
8 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.12%) PMP
8 1 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) SLA
2 4 (4.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.49%) XenApp
3 4 (4.49%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) SCCM
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.37%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.37%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Oracle
2 13 (14.61%) SAP
3 7 (7.87%) Citrix
3 7 (7.87%) VMware
4 6 (6.74%) McAfee
5 5 (5.62%) Cisco
5 5 (5.62%) Micro Focus
5 5 (5.62%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.49%) Remedy
7 3 (3.37%) Ivanti
7 3 (3.37%) Tableau
8 2 (2.25%) Capita
8 2 (2.25%) Cognos
8 2 (2.25%) F5
8 2 (2.25%) HP
8 2 (2.25%) IBM
8 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.12%) Lotus
9 1 (1.12%) Symantec