The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South East / Kent
Rank 32 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.52% 3.64% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.68% 16.98% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
Median daily rate £350 £313 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £16.92 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-4.90% +7.29%

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

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
38 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.84% 21.46% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 23
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -57.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 13 (100.00%) MCP
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) MCSE
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Nessus
2 12 (92.31%) MCITP
2 12 (92.31%) LANDesk
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (92.31%) MCSA
2 12 (92.31%) SolarWinds
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Server Patching
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) SLA
4 1 (7.69%) HNC
4 1 (7.69%) MS Office

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 3G
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Systems Engineer
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Engineer
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Server Patching
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Line Management
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) MCP
1 13 (100.00%) MCSE
2 12 (92.31%) MCITP
2 12 (92.31%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) LANDesk
2 12 (92.31%) SolarWinds
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
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