The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 51 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.05% 2.16% 2.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 13.46% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Median daily rate £250 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +12.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £311
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £18.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.96%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
80 104 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.74% 16.05% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 58 61
Median daily rate £265 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 5
Median hourly rate £34.70 £21.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.39% -43.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.50 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +20.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Basildon +9 2 £255 -
Colchester - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) MCSE
3 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) Change Control
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Email Filtering
6 3 (27.27%) Web Filtering
6 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) NHS
6 3 (27.27%) MCP
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) Symantec
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) Unix
7 2 (18.18%) SLA
7 2 (18.18%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) CCA
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Server Support
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Control
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Email Filtering
2 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (27.27%) Web Filtering
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) MCSE
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) MCP
4 2 (18.18%) CCA
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) CEH
5 1 (9.09%) CISM
5 1 (9.09%) CISSP
5 1 (9.09%) HND
5 1 (9.09%) MCITP
5 1 (9.09%) MCSA
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (9.09%) RHCE
5 1 (9.09%) SANS
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Nessus
2 1 (9.09%) QRadar
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Altiris
4 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
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