The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.28% 1.29% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% 10.42% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £250 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.48 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.67 £15.88 £17.42
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.88%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
65 48 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.36% 12.40% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 16
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £175 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £443 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £26.83 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.40% +5.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) IBM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) IBM