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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 50 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.43% 3.34% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.20% 22.00% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Median daily rate £340 £150 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+126.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.79%

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
91 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.61% 15.20% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 37 21
Median daily rate £417 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.83% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £490 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £16.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -34.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £13.80 £26.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 17 January 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Skype
4 3 (42.86%) Mimecast
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering

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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Mimecast
2 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365 Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Database Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) VMware