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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 92 87 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.75% 0.75% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.36% 4.33% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £265 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £302 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £420 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 12
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +7.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.12 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+57.71% +8.56%
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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
275 277 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.19% 17.22% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 137 142
Median daily rate £375 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 32
Median hourly rate £17.25 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.11% +12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £35.75 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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
Derbyshire +2 6 £275 -9.83% 2
Northamptonshire -1 3 £265 -24.28% 2
Nottinghamshire -9 2 - - 2
Leicestershire - 1 - - 3
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Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 18 (62.07%) MCSE
3 17 (58.62%) Windows
3 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
4 15 (51.72%) Citrix
5 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
5 12 (41.38%) VMware
6 11 (37.93%) Cisco
7 10 (34.48%) ITIL
8 9 (31.03%) HP
9 8 (27.59%) DHCP
9 8 (27.59%) DNS
9 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
10 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (20.69%) VPN
11 6 (20.69%) SQL
12 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 5 (17.24%) MS Office
12 5 (17.24%) MCSA
12 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
12 5 (17.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (17.24%) Degree
12 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
12 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
12 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
12 5 (17.24%) Windows 10

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 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) IBM Notes
4 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (13.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) DHCP
1 8 (27.59%) DNS
2 6 (20.69%) VPN
3 4 (13.79%) SAN
4 3 (10.34%) Wireless
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.45%) LAN
6 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
1 5 (17.24%) Service Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) IT Support
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Server Support
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
4 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Unix
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) IT Governance
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) Software Audit
5 1 (3.45%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.45%) People Management
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Release Management
5 1 (3.45%) SDLC
5 1 (3.45%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) VBScript
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) MCSE
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) MCSA
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (13.79%) MCP
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) MCSM
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
5 2 (6.90%) PMP
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.45%) CCA
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.45%) MCITP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSD
6 1 (3.45%) VCAP
6 1 (3.45%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
3 3 (10.34%) XenApp
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.45%) EdgeSight
1 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) Citrix
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 11 (37.93%) Cisco
5 9 (31.03%) HP
6 4 (13.79%) Intel
6 4 (13.79%) Lotus
7 3 (10.34%) IBM
8 2 (6.90%) Dell
8 2 (6.90%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
8 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
9 1 (3.45%) NetApp
9 1 (3.45%) Sophos
9 1 (3.45%) Veeam
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