The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 33 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.21% 2.08% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.87% 13.33% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £105 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.90% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-15.31% +22.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Qualifications Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
46 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 20.35% 15.63% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 4 8
Median daily rate £326 £450 £124
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.55% +263.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £209
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +147.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Belfast region.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Belfast region.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 7 (87.50%) MCP
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) MCDBA
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) MCTS
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) SCOM
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Software Distribution
5 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) C#

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Software Distribution
3 1 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) MCP
2 4 (50.00%) MCDBA
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) MCTS
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
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