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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.56% 1.23% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 9.76% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.88% +16.66%
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
54 41 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.25% 12.58% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 25
Median daily rate £400 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 13
Median hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.32% -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Apple
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) Extranet
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Extranet
2 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Technician
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) IT Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Records Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) SmoothWall
1 1 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
1 1 (14.29%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) VMware