The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 68 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 1.63% 2.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.39% 10.91% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £171 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £285 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £12.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +37.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -19.70%
Microsoft Certification
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
181 165 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.94% 14.95% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 85 58
Average daily rate £351 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.83 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +3 1 - - 2
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 1
Microsoft Certification
North West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (58.00%) MCSE
4 26 (52.00%) Active Directory
5 25 (50.00%) ITIL
6 17 (34.00%) Cisco
6 17 (34.00%) VMware
7 14 (28.00%) Citrix
8 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (26.00%) CCNA
8 13 (26.00%) MCITP
9 12 (24.00%) SAN
9 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
10 11 (22.00%) MCSA
11 10 (20.00%) Linux
11 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
11 10 (20.00%) MCTS
12 9 (18.00%) MCP
12 9 (18.00%) HP
13 8 (16.00%) WAN
13 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
13 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
13 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
14 7 (14.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (14.00%) MS Office
14 7 (14.00%) EMC
15 6 (12.00%) DNS
15 6 (12.00%) CCDP
15 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.00%) Lync
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.00%) MS Project
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) SAN
2 8 (16.00%) WAN
2 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.00%) DNS
4 4 (8.00%) LAN
4 4 (8.00%) VPN
4 4 (8.00%) DHCP
5 3 (6.00%) Firewall
5 3 (6.00%) Network Security
5 3 (6.00%) VLAN
6 2 (4.00%) DMZ
7 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.00%) Intranet
7 1 (2.00%) Internet
7 1 (2.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.00%) NAS
7 1 (2.00%) AMQP
7 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.00%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
1 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) IT Support
4 4 (8.00%) Security Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Network Security Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (8.00%) Network Manager
4 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Support Technician
4 4 (8.00%) Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Remote Desktop Support
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.00%) WinForms
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) JMS
3 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.00%) WPF
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) EPoS
2 1 (2.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (6.00%) Android
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.00%) HPUX
8 2 (4.00%) Solaris
8 2 (4.00%) UNIX
8 2 (4.00%) NetWare
9 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (6.00%) People Management
4 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.00%) ITSM
4 2 (4.00%) Workflow
5 1 (2.00%) Validation
5 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.00%) Information Security
5 1 (2.00%) Scrum
5 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.00%) TDD
5 1 (2.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
1 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.00%) VBScript
3 2 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (58.00%) MCSE
2 13 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (26.00%) CCNA
2 13 (26.00%) MCITP
3 11 (22.00%) MCSA
4 10 (20.00%) MCTS
5 9 (18.00%) MCP
6 7 (14.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (12.00%) CCDP
8 5 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (8.00%) RHCSA
9 4 (8.00%) ACSA
9 4 (8.00%) MCDST
9 4 (8.00%) ACSP
9 4 (8.00%) CCNP
9 4 (8.00%) CCIP
9 4 (8.00%) RHCE
9 4 (8.00%) IBM Certification
10 3 (6.00%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (4.00%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 26 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.00%) UAG
4 2 (4.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.00%) NFS
5 1 (2.00%) XenServer
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.00%) Xen
5 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.00%) Cisco
2 17 (34.00%) VMware
3 14 (28.00%) Citrix
4 9 (18.00%) HP
5 7 (14.00%) EMC
6 4 (8.00%) IBM
6 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.00%) Apple
7 3 (6.00%) Avaya
7 3 (6.00%) Dell
7 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle
8 2 (4.00%) Sun
8 2 (4.00%) NetApp
8 2 (4.00%) Novell
8 2 (4.00%) StorageTek
8 2 (4.00%) Lotus
9 1 (2.00%) AppSense
9 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
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