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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 5 2
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 39 39 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 14.66% 15.85% 21.31%
As % of the Vendors category 19.60% 30.71% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 21
Median daily rate £431 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.55% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £156 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 8
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 199 127 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 74.81% 51.63% 50.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 74 57
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £420 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Median hourly rate £13.78 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.96% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £9.78 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £21.50 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -10 29 £425 +13.33% 9
Chesterfield +3 3 - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 37 (41.57%) Active Directory
2 32 (35.96%) Windows
3 25 (28.09%) MS Excel
3 25 (28.09%) SQL
4 21 (23.60%) VMware
4 21 (23.60%) Windows Server
5 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
6 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (21.35%) Security Cleared
6 19 (21.35%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (19.10%) SC Cleared
8 16 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (17.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (17.98%) .NET
9 15 (16.85%) Migration
10 14 (15.73%) Manufacturing
11 13 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (14.61%) Power BI
12 12 (13.48%) Apache Spark
12 12 (13.48%) HDInsight
12 12 (13.48%) C#
12 12 (13.48%) Finance
12 12 (13.48%) PaaS
12 12 (13.48%) Office 365
13 11 (12.36%) Aerospace
13 11 (12.36%) Scrum
13 11 (12.36%) VBA
13 11 (12.36%) Citrix
13 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification

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 12 (13.48%) Apache Spark
2 11 (12.36%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.87%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.37%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.37%) SAS
6 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.25%) IIS
8 1 (1.12%) CMS
8 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (28.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Primavera
1 2 (2.25%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.48%) Office 365
2 12 (13.48%) PaaS
3 8 (8.99%) Azure Machine Learning
4 4 (4.49%) IaaS
4 4 (4.49%) SaaS
5 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) DNS
2 6 (6.74%) DHCP
2 6 (6.74%) Skype
3 5 (5.62%) Kerberos
3 5 (5.62%) LDAP
4 4 (4.49%) VPN
5 3 (3.37%) Firewall
5 3 (3.37%) SAN
6 2 (2.25%) LAN
6 2 (2.25%) MPLS
6 2 (2.25%) PBX
6 2 (2.25%) SNMP
6 2 (2.25%) WAN
7 1 (1.12%) Internet
7 1 (1.12%) NAS
7 1 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (14.61%) Power BI
4 12 (13.48%) HDInsight
5 11 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
7 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (6.74%) RDBMS
8 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (5.62%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (4.49%) Big Data
10 4 (4.49%) Data Lake
10 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
10 4 (4.49%) InfluxDB
10 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
10 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
10 4 (4.49%) OpenTSDB
11 3 (3.37%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (3.37%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.12%) JUnit
3 1 (1.12%) Mockito
General
1 14 (15.73%) Manufacturing
2 12 (13.48%) Finance
3 11 (12.36%) Aerospace
4 6 (6.74%) Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Developer
2 20 (22.47%) Analyst
3 16 (17.98%) Architect
4 9 (10.11%) SQL Developer
5 7 (7.87%) Azure Architect
5 7 (7.87%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Project Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Software Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.62%) IT Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) IT Support
7 5 (5.62%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.62%) T-SQL Developer
8 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) .NET
2 5 (5.62%) ADSI
3 4 (4.49%) JSON
3 4 (4.49%) Web Services
3 4 (4.49%) XML
4 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (3.37%) WPF
5 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.12%) CSS
5 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.12%) HTML
5 1 (1.12%) JPA
5 1 (1.12%) jQuery
5 1 (1.12%) MDX
5 1 (1.12%) React
5 1 (1.12%) Sass
5 1 (1.12%) Spring
5 1 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Clustering
3 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.62%) PKI
5 4 (4.49%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.96%) Windows
2 21 (23.60%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.87%) Unix
4 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.74%) Linux
5 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.62%) Windows 10
6 5 (5.62%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.49%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.12%) Solaris
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.85%) Migration
3 13 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (12.36%) Scrum
5 9 (10.11%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (8.99%) Machine Learning
7 6 (6.74%) Data Migration
7 6 (6.74%) ETL
8 5 (5.62%) Identity Management
8 5 (5.62%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.62%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (5.62%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.49%) Automated Testing
9 4 (4.49%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.49%) Data Validation
9 4 (4.49%) DevOps
9 4 (4.49%) Mathematics
9 4 (4.49%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.09%) SQL
2 12 (13.48%) C#
3 11 (12.36%) VBA
4 10 (11.24%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.99%) Scala
7 6 (6.74%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.49%) Python
8 4 (4.49%) R
9 3 (3.37%) VBScript
10 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.10%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.11%) Degree
5 5 (5.62%) MCITP
5 5 (5.62%) MCSE
6 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) PMO
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (41.57%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (6.74%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (4.49%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.37%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.12%) Samba
7 1 (1.12%) vSphere
7 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) SCCM
2 6 (6.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (5.62%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (4.49%) AirWatch
4 4 (4.49%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.25%) SCOM
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) MIIS
6 1 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) VMware
2 11 (12.36%) Citrix
3 8 (8.99%) Cisco
4 6 (6.74%) Siemens
4 6 (6.74%) Tableau
5 5 (5.62%) HP
5 5 (5.62%) Intel Security
5 5 (5.62%) Symantec
6 4 (4.49%) MuleSoft
6 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.49%) Talend
7 3 (3.37%) Lotus
7 3 (3.37%) PTC
8 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.25%) Cognos
8 2 (2.25%) Intel
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle
8 2 (2.25%) Polycom
8 2 (2.25%) SAP
9 1 (1.12%) Dell
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