Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 83 90 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 16.24% 15.73% 16.09%
As % of the Vendors category 33.07% 23.56% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 58 65
Derbyshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £126 £133 £108
90th Percentile £488 £565 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £370 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +8.82% - +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% +18.33% -12.73%
10th Percentile £15.58 £14.10 £9.72
90th Percentile £21.00 £14.30 £13.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -7.69%

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 251 382 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 49.12% 66.78% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 252 142
Derbyshire median daily rate £403 £421 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.45% +12.33% -
10th Percentile £240 £153 £151
90th Percentile £533 £555 £490
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £379 £375
% change year-on-year +5.47% +1.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 18
Derbyshire median hourly rate £32.50 £33.38 £13.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.62% +150.99% -3.29%
10th Percentile £15.50 £9.28 £9.69
90th Percentile £47.75 £60.00 £22.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -3.45%

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 April 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 19 April 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 +3 55 £403 -2.31% 28
Chesterfield +2 17 £400 +45.45% 8
Ilkeston - 5 £450 - 3
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 (40.96%) Windows
2 30 (36.14%) SQL
3 28 (33.73%) Active Directory
4 26 (31.33%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (28.92%) Power BI
6 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
7 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
8 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Office
8 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
8 17 (20.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (16.87%) Visualisation
9 14 (16.87%) Manufacturing
9 14 (16.87%) Tableau
10 13 (15.66%) Data Visualisation
10 13 (15.66%) IBM
10 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (14.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 12 (14.46%) PLM
11 12 (14.46%) DecisionStream
11 12 (14.46%) ITIL
11 12 (14.46%) Cognos
11 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
11 12 (14.46%) DevOps
11 12 (14.46%) Cognos Report Studio
11 12 (14.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (14.46%) Semantic Layer
12 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (13.25%) Oracle
13 10 (12.05%) ETL

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 (14.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.61%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.20%) iTrent
3 1 (1.20%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.64%) Office 365
3 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.20%) IaaS
5 1 (1.20%) SaaS
5 1 (1.20%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) WAN
2 6 (7.23%) DNS
3 4 (4.82%) LAN
4 3 (3.61%) DHCP
4 3 (3.61%) Firewall
4 3 (3.61%) InfiniBand
4 3 (3.61%) VLAN
5 2 (2.41%) SAN
5 2 (2.41%) VPN
6 1 (1.20%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.92%) Power BI
2 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
3 17 (20.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (14.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 12 (14.46%) Cognos Report Studio
4 12 (14.46%) DecisionStream
4 12 (14.46%) Semantic Layer
5 8 (9.64%) Data Mart
5 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (9.64%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.41%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.20%) HDInsight
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) ERwin
1 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.20%) Toad
1 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (16.87%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.64%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.61%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (21.69%) Analyst
2 13 (15.66%) Consultant
3 12 (14.46%) Developer
4 6 (7.23%) Senior Technician
5 5 (6.02%) Architect
5 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.82%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Data Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) IT Support
6 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Data Modeller
7 3 (3.61%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (3.61%) IT Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Systems Support
7 3 (3.61%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) HTML
3 1 (1.20%) ADSI
3 1 (1.20%) Ajax
3 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.20%) CSS
3 1 (1.20%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.20%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.20%) jQuery
3 1 (1.20%) LDAP
3 1 (1.20%) MDX
3 1 (1.20%) Node.js
3 1 (1.20%) WCF
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Smartcard
3 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.61%) NHS
4 2 (2.41%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.20%) DataPower
5 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) iPhone
5 1 (1.20%) PKI
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.96%) Windows
2 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (9.64%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.43%) Windows 10
5 5 (6.02%) Linux
6 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (16.87%) Visualisation
3 13 (15.66%) Data Visualisation
4 12 (14.46%) DevOps
4 12 (14.46%) ITIL
4 12 (14.46%) PLM
5 10 (12.05%) Analytics
5 10 (12.05%) ETL
6 9 (10.84%) ERD
7 8 (9.64%) Migration
7 8 (9.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (9.64%) Use Case
8 6 (7.23%) Risk Management
8 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.02%) Project Management
9 5 (6.02%) Service Management
9 5 (6.02%) Time Management
10 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.82%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.14%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.41%) C#
4 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.41%) VBScript
5 1 (1.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.20%) Java
5 1 (1.20%) VB
5 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.43%) MCSE
5 5 (6.02%) Degree
6 4 (4.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.61%) DBS Check
7 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.61%) MCSA
8 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.20%) AAT
9 1 (1.20%) ACCA
9 1 (1.20%) CCNP
9 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.20%) PMP
9 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.41%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (33.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) SCCM
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Tableau
2 13 (15.66%) IBM
3 12 (14.46%) Cognos
4 11 (13.25%) Oracle
5 8 (9.64%) Remedy
5 8 (9.64%) VMware
6 7 (8.43%) Citrix
7 5 (6.02%) SAP
7 5 (6.02%) TIBCO
8 4 (4.82%) Cisco
9 3 (3.61%) Lotus
9 3 (3.61%) McAfee
9 3 (3.61%) NetApp
10 2 (2.41%) Adobe
10 2 (2.41%) HP
10 2 (2.41%) Symantec
11 1 (1.20%) Capita
11 1 (1.20%) Google
11 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
11 1 (1.20%) Pegasus