The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 64 69 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 42 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.33% 1.13% 3.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.30% 4.58% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 7
Median daily rate £330 £315 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +23.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £263 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £315 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £13.38 £14.60 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% -51.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £14.60 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.08 £22.92 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.41
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.59%
Microsoft Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
506 240 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.06% 24.74% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 144 166
Median daily rate £350 £348 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 14
Median hourly rate £26.66 £24.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.94 £14.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the North East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the North East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -2 38 £330 +32.00% 3
Durham +6 4 £275 -12.69% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 97 (78.23%) Microsoft
1 97 (78.23%) Active Directory
2 90 (72.58%) Windows
3 76 (61.29%) MCSE
4 68 (54.84%) Windows Server
5 61 (49.19%) Security Cleared
6 56 (45.16%) DNS
7 54 (43.55%) ITIL
8 50 (40.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (39.52%) MS Excel
10 48 (38.71%) SC Cleared
11 45 (36.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 45 (36.29%) DHCP
12 42 (33.87%) Degree
13 40 (32.26%) Computer Science
13 40 (32.26%) PowerShell
13 40 (32.26%) HP
14 39 (31.45%) SharePoint
14 39 (31.45%) MS Exchange
14 39 (31.45%) Exchange Server 2010
15 38 (30.65%) Office 365
16 37 (29.84%) Exchange Server 2013
17 36 (29.03%) Skype for Business
17 36 (29.03%) SQL Server
17 36 (29.03%) VMware
18 35 (28.23%) Windows Server 2003
19 34 (27.42%) Clustering
20 33 (26.61%) IIS
20 33 (26.61%) Skype
21 31 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 39 (31.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 39 (31.45%) MS Exchange
1 39 (31.45%) SharePoint
2 37 (29.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 36 (29.03%) Skype for Business
4 33 (26.61%) IIS
5 19 (15.32%) OpenStack
6 17 (13.71%) Office Communications Server
7 13 (10.48%) Apache
7 13 (10.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (8.06%) IBM Notes
10 9 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (2.42%) Jetty
12 3 (2.42%) Mongrel
12 3 (2.42%) nginx
12 3 (2.42%) Tomcat
12 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
13 2 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (39.52%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (30.65%) Office 365
2 15 (12.10%) IaaS
2 15 (12.10%) PaaS
2 15 (12.10%) SaaS
3 13 (10.48%) HP Helion
4 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.42%) Google App Engine
4 3 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 56 (45.16%) DNS
2 45 (36.29%) DHCP
3 33 (26.61%) Skype
4 17 (13.71%) Firewall
5 9 (7.26%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.65%) HTTP
6 7 (5.65%) SAN
6 7 (5.65%) SSL
7 6 (4.84%) Kerberos
7 6 (4.84%) LDAP
7 6 (4.84%) X.500
8 5 (4.03%) Internet
8 5 (4.03%) Intranet
9 4 (3.23%) HTTPS
10 3 (2.42%) FTP
10 3 (2.42%) IPsec
10 3 (2.42%) SNMP
11 2 (1.61%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.61%) VPN
11 2 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) MSI
2 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.42%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.81%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.23%) Advertising
2 3 (2.42%) Finance
3 1 (0.81%) Games
3 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (12.10%) Support Engineer
2 13 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (10.48%) Office 365 Specialist
3 11 (8.87%) Consultant
4 10 (8.06%) Messaging Support
5 9 (7.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (7.26%) Wintel Support
6 8 (6.45%) Messaging Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Support Consultant
8 6 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Messaging Consultant
9 5 (4.03%) Active Directory Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Administrator
10 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Messaging Specialist
10 4 (3.23%) Messaging Support Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Server Support
10 4 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.29%) Middleware
2 10 (8.06%) .NET
3 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.42%) J2EE
4 3 (2.42%) Servlets
5 1 (0.81%) REST
5 1 (0.81%) SOAP
5 1 (0.81%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (32.26%) Computer Science
2 34 (27.42%) Clustering
3 14 (11.29%) Management Information System
4 12 (9.68%) Blackberry
5 11 (8.87%) Visualisation
6 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.84%) Mobile App
7 6 (4.84%) PKI
7 6 (4.84%) Replication
8 5 (4.03%) CMDB
8 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.23%) AS400
9 4 (3.23%) Mainframe
9 4 (3.23%) Tandem
9 4 (3.23%) User Experience
10 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.81%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 90 (72.58%) Windows
2 68 (54.84%) Windows Server
3 50 (40.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (36.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (28.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (16.94%) Linux
7 18 (14.52%) Android
7 18 (14.52%) Apple iOS
8 6 (4.84%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (4.03%) Unix
10 4 (3.23%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.42%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.81%) AIX
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.55%) ITIL
2 29 (23.39%) Load Balancing
3 25 (20.16%) Migration
4 18 (14.52%) Change Management
5 17 (13.71%) Application Packaging
6 15 (12.10%) DevOps
6 15 (12.10%) High Availability
6 15 (12.10%) Problem Management
7 14 (11.29%) Incident Management
7 14 (11.29%) Open Source
7 14 (11.29%) PRINCE2
7 14 (11.29%) TOGAF
8 13 (10.48%) Content Management
9 12 (9.68%) CRM
9 12 (9.68%) Service Delivery
10 11 (8.87%) ITIL V3
10 11 (8.87%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (6.45%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.26%) PowerShell
2 31 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (2.42%) Java
4 2 (1.61%) C
4 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.61%) VBScript
5 1 (0.81%) C#
5 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 76 (61.29%) MCSE
2 61 (49.19%) Security Cleared
3 48 (38.71%) SC Cleared
4 42 (33.87%) Degree
5 24 (19.35%) MCSA
6 18 (14.52%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (14.52%) MCTS
7 17 (13.71%) MCP
8 13 (10.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (4.84%) CCNA
9 6 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (4.84%) MCITP
10 5 (4.03%) CCNP
10 5 (4.03%) MCDBA
11 2 (1.61%) MCDST
12 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.81%) CCA
12 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (7.26%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (78.23%) Active Directory
2 31 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.10%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (12.10%) vSphere
4 14 (11.29%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (8.06%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.42%) Xen
7 2 (1.61%) Brightmail
7 2 (1.61%) Firmware
7 2 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (12.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 13 (10.48%) OpenView
4 10 (8.06%) Perfmon
5 8 (6.45%) SCCM
6 7 (5.65%) HP SIM
7 6 (4.84%) AirWatch
8 3 (2.42%) Puppet
9 2 (1.61%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.61%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.81%) Netcool
10 1 (0.81%) SCOM
10 1 (0.81%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 97 (78.23%) Microsoft
2 40 (32.26%) HP
3 36 (29.03%) VMware
4 16 (12.90%) Citrix
5 14 (11.29%) Oracle
6 12 (9.68%) Trend Micro
7 10 (8.06%) Lotus
8 8 (6.45%) SAP
9 6 (4.84%) IronPort
10 3 (2.42%) Google
10 3 (2.42%) Veritas
11 2 (1.61%) EMC
12 1 (0.81%) Altiris
12 1 (0.81%) AppSense
12 1 (0.81%) Cisco
12 1 (0.81%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.81%) NetApp
12 1 (0.81%) Polycom
12 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
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