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 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 29 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 5.26% 5.75% 2.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.94% 14.29% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 1
Median daily rate £320 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.71% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.05 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-10.86% +16.12%

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
87 105 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 35.22% 40.23% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 19
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -10 8 £320 -28.88% 1
Chesterfield - 2 - -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) MCSE
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) MCITP
6 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
6 4 (26.67%) Android
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
6 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (26.67%) iPad
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Office 365
6 4 (26.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (26.67%) AirWatch
6 4 (26.67%) XenMobile
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (20.00%) Personalization
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) PBX
3 2 (13.33%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Field Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) IT Support
1 3 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Lync Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Project Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Server Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) iPad
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Android
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
1 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITSM
2 3 (20.00%) Personalization
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) MCSE
2 5 (33.33%) MCITP
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) AirWatch
1 4 (26.67%) XenMobile
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Lotus
5 2 (13.33%) Polycom