The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.05% 1.03% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.04% 4.62% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Median daily rate £279 £325 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.23% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £325 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £392 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+21.88% +14.75%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
139 173 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.87% 22.32% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 67 43
Median daily rate £400 £377 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% +25.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £510 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £9.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
(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
St Albans +1 2 - - 1
Watford +7 1 £388 -7.73%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) MCSA
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) MCSE
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) MCITP
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (15.38%) XenServer
7 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) Internet
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) Wiki
7 2 (15.38%) SCOM
7 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
8 1 (7.69%) Finance
8 1 (7.69%) Advertising
8 1 (7.69%) Replication

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Wiki
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
2 2 (15.38%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCSA
2 4 (30.77%) MCSE
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) MCITP
4 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
5 1 (7.69%) MCDST
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) CommVault
4 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
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