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 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
England / East Midlands
Rank 73 72 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.45% 1.81% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.27% 9.48% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 8
Median daily rate £320 £228 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.65% -34.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £111 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -19.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%

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
254 306 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.57% 19.14% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 194 161
Median daily rate £385 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £534 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 20
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.75 £21.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +84.44%

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 March 2017.

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 March 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
Derbyshire -3 14 £320 -28.88%
Leicestershire -1 3 - - 2
Northamptonshire -8 2 £204 -10.43%
Nottinghamshire +1 1 £320 - 3
Lincolnshire -4 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 31 (83.78%) Microsoft
2 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) MCSE
3 19 (51.35%) ITIL
4 18 (48.65%) VMware
5 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
6 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
8 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
9 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
10 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
10 9 (24.32%) MCITP
10 9 (24.32%) Degree
11 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (21.62%) CCNA
11 8 (21.62%) Project Management
12 7 (18.92%) Cisco
12 7 (18.92%) Unix
12 7 (18.92%) Linux
12 7 (18.92%) Migration
12 7 (18.92%) ITIL V3
13 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
13 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (16.22%) SDLC
13 6 (16.22%) Data Loss Prevention
13 6 (16.22%) Service Management
13 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (16.22%) ITSM
13 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop

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 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.11%) IBM Notes
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.41%) CMS
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.70%) ArcGIS
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) WAN
2 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) PBX
4 2 (5.41%) SAN
4 2 (5.41%) Skype
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) Intranet
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
5 1 (2.70%) PABX
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Avionics
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Military
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Technical Leader
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory Consultant
2 4 (10.81%) Consultant
2 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Field Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) IT Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) IT Support
3 3 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Lync Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Server Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) WPF
2 1 (2.70%) Ajax
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) COM
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) DCOM
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) LINQ
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.81%) iPad
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.70%) Handset
6 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Unix
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.81%) Android
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Project Management
4 7 (18.92%) ITIL V3
4 7 (18.92%) Migration
5 6 (16.22%) CAD
5 6 (16.22%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (16.22%) ITSM
5 6 (16.22%) SDLC
5 6 (16.22%) Service Management
6 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.81%) Identity Management
6 4 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (8.11%) Personalization
8 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 2 (5.41%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (5.41%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
1 3 (8.11%) VBScript
2 2 (5.41%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) MCSE
2 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
3 9 (24.32%) MCITP
4 8 (21.62%) CCNA
5 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (8.11%) MCSA
6 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.41%) CISSP
7 2 (5.41%) MCP
7 2 (5.41%) MCSD
8 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.70%) CCDP
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO27002
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
1 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) AirWatch
1 4 (10.81%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (48.65%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco
4 6 (16.22%) Citrix
4 6 (16.22%) NetApp
5 3 (8.11%) HP
5 3 (8.11%) Lotus
6 2 (5.41%) EMC
6 2 (5.41%) Polycom
6 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.70%) Webroot
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