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 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 84 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.96% 2.68% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.56% 14.76% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 12
Median daily rate £294 £190 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.60% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £311
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.60 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £20.40 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £18.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+42.66% +20.96%
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
259 271 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.57% 18.15% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 126 73
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £163 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.65 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.62% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £11.05 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
4 16 (47.06%) MS Office
5 15 (44.12%) ITIL
6 14 (41.18%) MCSE
7 12 (35.29%) MCP
7 12 (35.29%) Citrix
7 12 (35.29%) Blackberry
7 12 (35.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (35.29%) Law
7 12 (35.29%) Legal
8 11 (32.35%) Finance
8 11 (32.35%) VMware
8 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
9 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (29.41%) MCDST
9 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (26.47%) CCNA
10 9 (26.47%) VPN
10 9 (26.47%) Document Management
10 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
11 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (23.53%) MCSA
11 8 (23.53%) DHCP
11 8 (23.53%) Banking
12 7 (20.59%) MOS
12 7 (20.59%) DNS
12 7 (20.59%) HP
12 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003

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 12 (35.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (47.06%) MS Office
2 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.82%) SoftLayer
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) VPN
2 8 (23.53%) DHCP
3 7 (20.59%) DNS
4 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 6 (17.65%) VLAN
5 4 (11.76%) LAN
5 4 (11.76%) WAN
6 3 (8.82%) Extranet
6 3 (8.82%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (8.82%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.88%) Firewall
7 2 (5.88%) WLAN
8 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.94%) Internet
8 1 (2.94%) SAN
8 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
1 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (35.29%) Law
1 12 (35.29%) Legal
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
3 8 (23.53%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) French Language
4 3 (8.82%) German Language
5 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Service Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.88%) Messaging Support
5 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.94%) jQuery
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Psychology
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Life Science
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (17.65%) Linux
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
8 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.82%) Solaris
8 3 (8.82%) Unix
9 1 (2.94%) Android
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) Document Management
3 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
3 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.82%) Security Patching
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.88%) Defect Management
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
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
5 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) MVC
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) C
3 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) MCSE
2 12 (35.29%) MCP
3 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (29.41%) MCDST
4 9 (26.47%) CCNA
5 8 (23.53%) MCSA
6 7 (20.59%) MOS
7 6 (17.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (5.88%) CCNP
10 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
10 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (5.88%) MCITP
10 2 (5.88%) OCP
10 2 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (5.88%) SAP Certification
11 1 (2.94%) Degree
11 1 (2.94%) MCTS
11 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) vSphere
4 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) NFS
4 3 (8.82%) Xen
5 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
1 4 (11.76%) WSUS
2 3 (8.82%) SCOM
3 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) Citrix
3 11 (32.35%) VMware
4 7 (20.59%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) IBM
5 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) NetApp
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) Proofpoint
7 2 (5.88%) SAP
7 2 (5.88%) Symantec
8 1 (2.94%) Apple
8 1 (2.94%) Infor
8 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.94%) MuleSoft
8 1 (2.94%) Novell
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.94%) Sophos
8 1 (2.94%) Veeam
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