The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 27 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.98% 1.55% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.77% 4.69% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +5.13%
Microsoft Certification
Merseyside

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

Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
65 64 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.66% 33.16% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 17
Average daily rate £423 £473 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £249 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £700 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £15.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MCSE
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) iPad
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) MCITP
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Handset
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (25.00%) Local Government
5 2 (25.00%) MCDST
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) OLAP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Project Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Business Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (37.50%) iPad
2 2 (25.00%) Handset
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) MCDST
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) CCEA
3 1 (12.50%) CCEE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
3 1 (12.50%) MCDBA
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) HP
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 20 days ago