The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 76 90 70
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.09% 0.82% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 5.32% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 11
Median daily rate £275 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £333 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -19.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+21.88% +14.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
255 263 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.39% 15.48% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 133 115
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 18
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £19.00 £23.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leicestershire +7 7 £263 -12.50%
Derbyshire +10 5 £275 -9.09% 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £381 - 1
Nottinghamshire -2 2 - - 5
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Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 29 (64.44%) Active Directory
3 28 (62.22%) MCSE
4 27 (60.00%) Windows
5 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
6 18 (40.00%) Cisco
6 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (37.78%) CCNA
7 17 (37.78%) Citrix
8 15 (33.33%) HP
9 14 (31.11%) VMware
10 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (26.67%) ITIL
12 11 (24.44%) VPN
12 11 (24.44%) MCSA
13 10 (22.22%) CCDA
13 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
14 9 (20.00%) XenDesktop
14 9 (20.00%) Windows 8
14 9 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (20.00%) Apple iOS
14 9 (20.00%) Windows 10
14 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
14 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
14 9 (20.00%) Lotus
14 9 (20.00%) Blackberry
14 9 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (20.00%) IBM Notes
14 9 (20.00%) SharePoint

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
2 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) VPN
2 9 (20.00%) DNS
3 8 (17.78%) DHCP
3 8 (17.78%) VoIP
3 8 (17.78%) WAN
4 7 (15.56%) LAN
5 6 (13.33%) Firewall
6 5 (11.11%) Internet
7 4 (8.89%) SAN
7 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.89%) Wireless
8 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Service Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) IT Support
4 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (13.33%) IT Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) CMDB
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) iPad
3 2 (4.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 9 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Unix
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.44%) IT Governance
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Software Audit
7 1 (2.22%) CAD
7 1 (2.22%) ERP
7 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.22%) Migration
7 1 (2.22%) OO
7 1 (2.22%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.22%) Service Management
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 9 (20.00%) VBScript
3 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.22%) VB
4 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (62.22%) MCSE
2 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (37.78%) CCNA
4 11 (24.44%) MCSA
5 10 (22.22%) CCDA
6 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (8.89%) MCP
6 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (6.67%) Degree
7 3 (6.67%) MCITP
8 2 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.22%) CCA
9 1 (2.22%) HND
9 1 (2.22%) MCSD
9 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.22%) PMP
9 1 (2.22%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (64.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.67%) vSphere
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) EdgeSight
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) Cisco
3 17 (37.78%) Citrix
4 15 (33.33%) HP
5 14 (31.11%) VMware
6 9 (20.00%) Lotus
7 5 (11.11%) Dell
8 3 (6.67%) IBM
8 3 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (4.44%) Intel
9 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.22%) Brocade
10 1 (2.22%) Sophos
10 1 (2.22%) Twitter
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