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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 45 52 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.31% 1.20% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.56% 5.26% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Median daily rate £230 £300 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +76.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £17.00 £16.67
% change year-on-year
+27.94% +1.97%
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
161 171 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.90% 22.80% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 57 63
Median daily rate £320 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £226 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.53 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.50 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Watford +3 8 £230 -
St Albans +3 3 - -
Stevenage +7 2 - -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 16 (57.14%) Windows
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) ITIL
3 12 (42.86%) MCSA
3 12 (42.86%) MCITP
4 10 (35.71%) MCSE
4 10 (35.71%) A+ Certification
5 8 (28.57%) Internet
5 8 (28.57%) MCP
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 7 (25.00%) Degree
6 7 (25.00%) SCCM
7 6 (21.43%) Wiki
7 6 (21.43%) Local Government
7 6 (21.43%) Asset Management
7 6 (21.43%) SQL
7 6 (21.43%) MS Office
7 6 (21.43%) IT Asset Management
8 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 4 (14.29%) VMware
9 4 (14.29%) DNS
9 4 (14.29%) Windows XP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) PTC Creo
3 1 (3.57%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) OneDrive
2 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
3 2 (7.14%) SSL
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (21.43%) Local Government
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Help Desk Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) DBA
4 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Wiki
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Asset Management
2 6 (21.43%) IT Asset Management
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Information Management
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) E-Discovery
5 1 (3.57%) Email Filtering
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) C
3 2 (7.14%) C++
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) MCITP
1 12 (42.86%) MCSA
2 10 (35.71%) A+ Certification
2 10 (35.71%) MCSE
3 8 (28.57%) MCP
4 7 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (10.71%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (7.14%) CCA
6 2 (7.14%) CCENT
6 2 (7.14%) CCNA
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (7.14%) MCTS
6 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
6 2 (7.14%) PMP
6 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Apple
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Cognos
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) ProCurve
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas
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