The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 32 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.33% 0.24% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 1.52% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £170
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.33 £17.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+13.70% +0.47%
Microsoft Certification
Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
52 66 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.28% 15.71% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 33
Median daily rate £400 £370 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 4
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.77 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% -65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.77 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.20 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) DTS
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (28.57%) OCP
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) MCDBA
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) DTS
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
1 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (28.57%) Database Security
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) IT Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCDBA
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) OCP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
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