The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank - 22 25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 0.82% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.00% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +0.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
55 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.45% 40.98% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 48
Median daily rate £388 £436 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +17.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham