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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.97% 0.93% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.35% 6.52% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £495 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +35.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £311
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £18.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+42.66% +20.96%
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
63 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.25% 14.24% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 18
Median daily rate £375 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.70 £25.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.10 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

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 28 June 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) ETL Development
5 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (16.67%) SmoothWall
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (16.67%) PKI
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) ETL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Development
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix