The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - - 4.08%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +3.03%
Microsoft Certification
Leicestershire

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

Qualifications Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 17.39% 25.83% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 17
Median daily rate £375 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £460 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) VMware