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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.00% 3.43% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.42% 18.84% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 0
Median daily rate £200 £150 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.70% -
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
113 69 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 22.60% 18.21% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 52 12
Median daily rate £424 £300 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.33% -30.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £150 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 11
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -49.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 December 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (35.71%) QA
5 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) ETL
6 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) PerformancePoint
6 4 (28.57%) Analytics
6 4 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
7 3 (21.43%) Office 365
7 3 (21.43%) Skype
7 3 (21.43%) Mimecast
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
7 3 (21.43%) SCCM
7 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008

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 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Mimecast
2 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (28.57%) PerformancePoint
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) ETL Developer
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Office 365 Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Database Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Analytics
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
1 4 (28.57%) ETL
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) ETL Development
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) VMware