The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leicestershire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 39 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.00% 3.23% 2.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 21.21% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate £313 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £295 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.93% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.00% 15.21% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 8
Average daily rate £313 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% -5.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 11
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +21.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Leicester -17 2 £325 - 1
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Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
2 9 (60.00%) MCSE
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) MCP
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) ITSM
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000
6 4 (26.67%) Remedy
6 4 (26.67%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) IIS
8 2 (13.33%) VBScript
8 2 (13.33%) DHCP
8 2 (13.33%) HP
8 2 (13.33%) Altiris
8 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (13.33%) Change Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) CRM Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) ITSM
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
1 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) Korn
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) MCSE
2 5 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Citrix
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Remedy
5 2 (13.33%) Altiris
5 2 (13.33%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) CA
6 1 (6.67%) PlateSpin
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago