The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 87 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 40 72 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.50% 2.45% 2.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.57% 13.95% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 32
Average daily rate
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£250 £245 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £120 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Average hourly rate £16.25 £24.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.29% +35.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £24.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £24.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
467 516 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.52% 17.59% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 256 233
Average daily rate £375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £184 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 44 55
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk 0 8 £450 +91.48% 2
Essex -9 8 £90 -77.50% 1
Bedfordshire -2 7 £463 +42.30% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £250 -18.36% 8
Norfolk +1 6 £250 +132.55%
Hertfordshire -10 6 £275 +11.11% 9
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 58 (70.73%) Windows
2 53 (64.63%) Microsoft
3 47 (57.32%) Active Directory
4 43 (52.44%) MCSE
5 29 (35.37%) MS Exchange
6 26 (31.71%) ITIL
7 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (21.95%) Windows 7
10 16 (19.51%) MS Excel
11 15 (18.29%) MCP
11 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
11 15 (18.29%) MS Office
11 15 (18.29%) MCITP
11 15 (18.29%) VMware
12 14 (17.07%) .NET
12 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (15.85%) Citrix
14 12 (14.63%) Cisco
14 12 (14.63%) Migration
15 11 (13.41%) SharePoint
15 11 (13.41%) SQL
16 10 (12.20%) Finance
16 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (9.76%) Clustering
17 8 (9.76%) Degree
17 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
17 8 (9.76%) C#
17 8 (9.76%) Linux

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (35.37%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.41%) SharePoint
4 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (6.10%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.66%) IIS
8 2 (2.44%) Documentum
9 1 (1.22%) NetWeaver
9 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.22%) MS Project Server
9 1 (1.22%) Lync
9 1 (1.22%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 16 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) DHCP
1 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
1 6 (7.32%) DNS
2 5 (6.10%) WAN
2 5 (6.10%) LAN
3 4 (4.88%) VPN
3 4 (4.88%) Firewall
3 4 (4.88%) SAN
3 4 (4.88%) Internet
4 3 (3.66%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.66%) VoIP
5 1 (1.22%) ISDN
5 1 (1.22%) PBX
5 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.22%) Wireless
5 1 (1.22%) VLAN
5 1 (1.22%) Network Security
5 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.22%) FCoE
5 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.22%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.22%) Subversion
2 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Local Government
3 2 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (14.63%) Desktop Support
2 11 (13.41%) Analyst
2 11 (13.41%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Consultant
5 7 (8.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Service Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Administrator
6 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.32%) SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) .NET
2 7 (8.54%) CSS
2 7 (8.54%) .NET Framework
3 6 (7.32%) jQuery
3 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (7.32%) HTML5
3 6 (7.32%) XML
3 6 (7.32%) HTML
3 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.10%) CSS3
5 4 (4.88%) LINQ
5 4 (4.88%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (4.88%) ADO.NET
5 4 (4.88%) J2EE
5 4 (4.88%) Web Services
5 4 (4.88%) StructureMap
5 4 (4.88%) Entity Framework
5 4 (4.88%) Middleware
6 2 (2.44%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Clustering
2 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (4.88%) iPad
5 3 (3.66%) iPhone
5 3 (3.66%) NHS
5 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.44%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.22%) Open Source
7 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.22%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.22%) Handset
7 1 (1.22%) Replication
7 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 58 (70.73%) Windows
2 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (21.95%) Windows 7
5 8 (9.76%) Linux
6 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.66%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.44%) Android
8 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Migration
3 7 (8.54%) CRM
4 6 (7.32%) Project Management
4 6 (7.32%) MVC
5 5 (6.10%) Workflow
5 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.10%) Asset Management
5 5 (6.10%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.88%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (4.88%) Change Management
6 4 (4.88%) SOA
6 4 (4.88%) UML
6 4 (4.88%) OO
6 4 (4.88%) Time Management
7 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.66%) CAD
7 3 (3.66%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) C#
3 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.44%) VB
6 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.22%) VBScript
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) C++
6 1 (1.22%) Java
6 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (52.44%) MCSE
2 15 (18.29%) MCP
2 15 (18.29%) MCITP
3 8 (9.76%) Degree
3 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (8.54%) MCDST
4 7 (8.54%) CCNA
4 7 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (7.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.88%) MCSA
6 4 (4.88%) MCPD
7 3 (3.66%) PMP
7 3 (3.66%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.66%) MCSD
8 2 (2.44%) MCTS
9 1 (1.22%) CCA
9 1 (1.22%) HNC
9 1 (1.22%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 47 (57.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.54%) XenApp
3 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.88%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.88%) vSphere
5 3 (3.66%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.66%) Terminal Server
5 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) SCOM
2 1 (1.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 53 (64.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.29%) VMware
3 13 (15.85%) Citrix
4 12 (14.63%) Cisco
5 7 (8.54%) Sophos
6 6 (7.32%) Dell
6 6 (7.32%) Oracle
7 5 (6.10%) McAfee
8 4 (4.88%) Google
8 4 (4.88%) Panasonic
8 4 (4.88%) HP
8 4 (4.88%) Remedy
9 3 (3.66%) Mapinfo
9 3 (3.66%) EMC
9 3 (3.66%) Adobe
9 3 (3.66%) Wyse
9 3 (3.66%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.44%) Kofax
10 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.44%) Apple
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