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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 30 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.46% 0.66% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 2.99% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.91% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +0.95%
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
58 67 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.73% 22.19% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 33
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £750 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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 Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 28 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCAD
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Moq
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blog
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCAD
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft