The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 27 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.37% 0.63% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.45% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.41
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.59%
Microsoft Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 21.23% 16.25% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 17
Median daily rate £405 £418 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.99% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £238 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £15.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) PLM
4 1 (25.00%) Teamcenter
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (25.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Sage 500 Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Sage Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) ODBC
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) PLM
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) Siemens
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) VMware