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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 84 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.25% 1.50% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.98% 8.65% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Median daily rate £115 £375 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.33% +316.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £19.00 £19.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+29.27% +10.00%
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
256 289 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.88% 17.39% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 130 72
Median daily rate £361 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £232 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £33.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
4 17 (50.00%) MS Office
5 15 (44.12%) ITIL
6 14 (41.18%) Citrix
7 13 (38.24%) Blackberry
7 13 (38.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (32.35%) Finance
8 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
9 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
9 10 (29.41%) Law
9 10 (29.41%) Legal
9 10 (29.41%) MCDST
9 10 (29.41%) HP
9 10 (29.41%) MCP
9 10 (29.41%) VPN
9 10 (29.41%) MCSE
10 9 (26.47%) Banking
10 9 (26.47%) VMware
11 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (20.59%) MOS
12 7 (20.59%) Document Management
12 7 (20.59%) MCSA
12 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
13 6 (17.65%) DHCP
13 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 13 (38.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.82%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) SoftLayer
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) VPN
2 6 (17.65%) DHCP
3 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) DNS
5 3 (8.82%) VLAN
6 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.88%) LAN
6 2 (5.88%) WAN
7 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.94%) Extranet
7 1 (2.94%) Firewall
7 1 (2.94%) SAN
7 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
1 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Law
2 10 (29.41%) Legal
3 9 (26.47%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) French Language
4 3 (8.82%) German Language
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Service Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
7 2 (5.88%) Messaging Support
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Psychology
3 1 (2.94%) Life Science
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
3 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (14.71%) Linux
7 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
7 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.82%) Solaris
8 3 (8.82%) Unix
9 2 (5.88%) NetWare
9 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
9 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.94%) Android
10 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Document Management
3 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
3 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.82%) Security Patching
4 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.88%) Defect Management
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.88%) ITSM
4 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Test Management
4 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) C
2 3 (8.82%) VBScript
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) MCDST
1 10 (29.41%) MCP
1 10 (29.41%) MCSE
2 7 (20.59%) MCSA
2 7 (20.59%) MOS
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (14.71%) CCNA
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
7 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (5.88%) MCITP
7 2 (5.88%) OCP
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (5.88%) SAP Certification
8 1 (2.94%) CCDP
8 1 (2.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.88%) NFS
5 2 (5.88%) vSphere
5 2 (5.88%) Xen
6 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) WSUS
2 4 (11.76%) SCCM
3 3 (8.82%) SCOM
4 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.88%) SCVMM
4 2 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) Citrix
3 10 (29.41%) HP
4 9 (26.47%) VMware
5 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.76%) Symantec
6 3 (8.82%) IBM
6 3 (8.82%) Lotus
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco
7 2 (5.88%) NetApp
7 2 (5.88%) Novell
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) Proofpoint
7 2 (5.88%) SAP
8 1 (2.94%) Apple
8 1 (2.94%) AppSense
8 1 (2.94%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.94%) Sophos
8 1 (2.94%) Wyse
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