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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 17 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.60% - 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% - 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £19.00 £15.64
% change year-on-year
-15.31% +21.52%

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
8 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 7.21% 10.69% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 9
Median daily rate £394 £330 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.31% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £585 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +320.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) MCSD
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM

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 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) LINQ
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Handset
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) MCSD
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCDST
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (25.00%) VMware