The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Herefordshire 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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 3 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 31.25% 4.17% 12.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.50% 16.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £488 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.28 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Herefordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 50.00% 25.00% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate £425 £300 £214
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £325 £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.28 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Herefordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Herefordshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Herefordshire

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 Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hereford - 4 £488 -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Herefordshire 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Lumension
3 3 (50.00%) Becrypt
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) InfoPath
3 3 (50.00%) MCTS
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) IIS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Herefordshire 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) InfoPath
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
1 3 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Security Auditing
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCAD
2 3 (50.00%) MCITP
2 3 (50.00%) MCSD
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Becrypt
2 3 (50.00%) Lumension