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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 21 33 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 5.86% 3.84% 3.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.81% 12.30% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £110 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+309.09% -64.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £110 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £141 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+12.26% -19.70%
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
73 122 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 32.88% 31.20% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 93 26
Average daily rate £400 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £140 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £9.80 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.20 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 December 2014. 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
Derby +12 5 £550 +193.33%
Chesterfield - 5 £238 -
Ilkeston - - - -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) MCITP
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (35.29%) MCSE
7 6 (35.29%) Dell
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (35.29%) Migration
7 6 (35.29%) SCCM
7 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (35.29%) Lync
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000
8 5 (29.41%) DNS
8 5 (29.41%) ISA Server
8 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
8 5 (29.41%) WSUS
8 5 (29.41%) SCOM
8 5 (29.41%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (29.41%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
9 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
9 4 (23.53%) vSphere
10 3 (17.65%) SQL
10 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (35.29%) Lync
4 5 (29.41%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
3 1 (5.88%) AS400
3 1 (5.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) QMS
3 1 (5.88%) Email Migration
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) MCITP
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) MCSE
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) MCDST
5 1 (5.88%) MCP
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.88%) HP APS
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) ISA Server
2 5 (29.41%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (23.53%) vSphere
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 5 (29.41%) SCOM
2 5 (29.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Mercator
4 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) IBM