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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 6 1
Rank change year-on-year -14 -5  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 24 24 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 8.45% 12.12% 25.22%
As % of the Vendors category 13.48% 26.37% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 29
Median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £146 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -65.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00%  

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 178 91 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 62.68% 45.96% 61.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 47 66
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Median hourly rate £14.20 £10.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.00% -75.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

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 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 -17 19 £365 +15.87% 9
Chesterfield -2 1 £450 -10.00% 1
Alfreton - 1 £338 -
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 35 (54.69%) Active Directory
2 30 (46.88%) Windows
3 18 (28.13%) Finance
4 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
5 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
6 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (23.44%) Migration
7 14 (21.88%) VMware
7 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
8 13 (20.31%) SQL
8 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
9 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
10 11 (17.19%) VBA
10 11 (17.19%) Citrix
10 11 (17.19%) Windows XP
10 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
10 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (15.63%) Cisco
11 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (12.50%) HP
12 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (12.50%) T-SQL
12 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (12.50%) XenDesktop
12 8 (12.50%) Windows 10
12 8 (12.50%) Windows 8

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 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (10.94%) IBM Notes
3 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.69%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.69%) SAS
5 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.94%) Office 365
3 3 (4.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (3.13%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) VPN
2 6 (9.38%) DNS
3 5 (7.81%) DHCP
3 5 (7.81%) Kerberos
3 5 (7.81%) LDAP
4 3 (4.69%) 3G
4 3 (4.69%) SAN
4 3 (4.69%) Skype
4 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.13%) PBX
6 1 (1.56%) Firewall
6 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.25%) Power BI
5 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.69%) Base SAS
6 3 (4.69%) HDInsight
6 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.56%) Big Data
8 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.56%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) JUnit
3 1 (1.56%) Mockito
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
2 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) SQL Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior SQL Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) IT Support
6 4 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) T-SQL Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Azure Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) ADSI
3 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) HTML5
3 1 (1.56%) JPA
3 1 (1.56%) MDX
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) Spring
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.81%) Clustering
3 5 (7.81%) PKI
4 4 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 4 (6.25%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Replication
6 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.88%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
3 11 (17.19%) Windows XP
4 8 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 8 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.94%) Apple iOS
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Migration
2 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
3 5 (7.81%) Identity Management
3 5 (7.81%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (7.81%) Project Management
4 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (6.25%) Service Management
5 3 (4.69%) Break/Fix
5 3 (4.69%) Business Development
5 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.69%) Process Improvement
6 2 (3.13%) Integration Testing
6 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.13%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) SQL
2 11 (17.19%) VBA
3 8 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
4 7 (10.94%) VBScript
5 5 (7.81%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.69%) C#
7 2 (3.13%) Java
7 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.13%) R
7 2 (3.13%) Scala
8 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
3 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) MCITP
4 5 (7.81%) MCSE
5 3 (4.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (54.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.69%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.56%) Samba
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.56%) vSphere
6 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (7.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (7.81%) SCCM
3 4 (6.25%) AirWatch
3 4 (6.25%) XenMobile
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.13%) SCOM
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) MIIS
5 1 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) VMware
2 11 (17.19%) Citrix
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco
4 8 (12.50%) HP
5 7 (10.94%) Lotus
6 5 (7.81%) McAfee
6 5 (7.81%) Symantec
7 3 (4.69%) Dell
7 3 (4.69%) Siemens
7 3 (4.69%) Xerox
8 2 (3.13%) Polycom
8 2 (3.13%) PTC
8 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.56%) Bomgar
9 1 (1.56%) Google
9 1 (1.56%) NetApp
9 1 (1.56%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.56%) Remedy
9 1 (1.56%) Tableau
9 1 (1.56%) Twitter
Derby, Derbyshire
The One Group
Rate: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 5 days ago