The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 55 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.38% 1.09% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.18% 7.50% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.88 £17.23
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -7.83%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
141 120 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.81% 14.53% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 68 47
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £120 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +20.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.25 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 14 £315 +162.50% 6
Huntingdon - 3 £413 -
Peterborough - 3 £350 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 22 (73.33%) MCSE
2 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (63.33%) Windows
4 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (46.67%) VMware
6 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 9 (30.00%) MCITP
8 9 (30.00%) SCCM
9 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (23.33%) Migration
9 7 (23.33%) Office 365
9 7 (23.33%) ITIL
9 7 (23.33%) Citrix
10 6 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 5 (16.67%) SCOM
11 5 (16.67%) VLAN
11 5 (16.67%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
11 5 (16.67%) LAN
11 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 5 (16.67%) Cisco
11 5 (16.67%) WAN
11 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (13.33%) IIS
5 3 (10.00%) Lync
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) LAN
1 5 (16.67%) WAN
1 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (16.67%) VLAN
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.67%) FCoE
3 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.33%) WebEx
4 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Desktop Support
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Administrator
2 5 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Server Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Deskside Support
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Database Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
1 3 (10.00%) CMDB
2 2 (6.67%) iPhone
2 2 (6.67%) Tandem
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) BYOD
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
1 7 (23.33%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Project Management
2 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Workflow
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) CAD
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) Data Security
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) MCSE
2 9 (30.00%) MCITP
3 6 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (13.33%) MCP
5 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.00%) A+ Certification
5 3 (10.00%) MCSA
5 3 (10.00%) CCNA
6 2 (6.67%) CCA
6 2 (6.67%) MCDST
6 2 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) MCDBA
7 1 (3.33%) MOS
7 1 (3.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.67%) Terminal Server
5 2 (6.67%) XenApp
5 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) SCCM
2 5 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco
5 4 (13.33%) HP
5 4 (13.33%) Remedy
6 3 (10.00%) Dell
6 3 (10.00%) Symantec
7 2 (6.67%) Mapinfo
7 2 (6.67%) EMC
7 2 (6.67%) Google
7 2 (6.67%) Veeam
7 2 (6.67%) MobileIron
7 2 (6.67%) Adobe
7 2 (6.67%) NetApp
7 2 (6.67%) Sophos
7 2 (6.67%) Wyse
7 2 (6.67%) Nintex
8 1 (3.33%) WorldPay
8 1 (3.33%) Nokia
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