The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 28 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.60% 1.79% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.00% 5.88% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£305 £350 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +204.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £306
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -7.95%
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
75 68 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 32.47% 30.36% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 15
Average daily rate £410 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £294 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -61.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield +6 5 £305 -12.85%
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) MCSE
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (25.00%) Clustering
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) .NET
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) IIS
8 2 (16.67%) MS Office
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Technician
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos