The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 24 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.87% 2.70% 4.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.45% 15.38% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -19.70%
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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 County Antrim region.

Qualifications Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 28.97% 17.57% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 6
Average daily rate £250 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Microsoft Certification
Top 17 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
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