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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 103 90 73
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.43% 0.62% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.53% 3.27% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £238 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
Median hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -30.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £16.92 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+24.11% +0.47%
Microsoft Certification
England

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
277 306 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.97% 18.97% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 152 148
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 29
Median hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £14.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £21.70 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Northamptonshire -2 4 £265 -24.28% 3
Nottinghamshire -15 2 - - 2
Derbyshire +2 1 £124 - 3
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) MCSE
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco
4 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (50.00%) Citrix
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) MCSA
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
8 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP
8 4 (22.22%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 3 (16.67%) HP
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 3 (16.67%) MCP
9 3 (16.67%) Intel
9 3 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (16.67%) Office 365
9 3 (16.67%) XenApp
9 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (11.11%) Wireless
10 2 (11.11%) Clustering
10 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) Intranet
3 1 (5.56%) PABX
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Support
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) CAD
3 2 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.56%) Logistics
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) People Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) MCSE
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) MCSA
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (16.67%) MCP
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.11%) MCSM
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 2 (11.11%) PMP
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CCA
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.56%) VCAP
5 1 (5.56%) VCDX
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
5 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) EdgeSight
1 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Intel
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam
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