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 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 29 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 138 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.47% 2.46% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.92% 8.71% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 7 2
Median daily rate £315 £300 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £245 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £345 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £311
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £18.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+43.83% +17.74%
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
925 241 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 56.75% 28.29% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 129 100
Median daily rate £310 £340 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +7.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 26 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -46.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £15.00 £12.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £30.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +17 135 £318 +15.45% 5
Durham +3 1 £313 -3.84%
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 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 North East region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 107 (75.89%) Microsoft
2 93 (65.96%) Security Cleared
3 87 (61.70%) Windows
4 82 (58.16%) SC Cleared
5 74 (52.48%) Active Directory
6 68 (48.23%) ITIL
6 68 (48.23%) SQL
7 65 (46.10%) MCSE
8 63 (44.68%) SQL Server
9 60 (42.55%) HP
9 60 (42.55%) VMware
10 57 (40.43%) DNS
11 55 (39.01%) PowerShell
12 50 (35.46%) Citrix
13 48 (34.04%) Clustering
14 45 (31.91%) Computer Science
15 44 (31.21%) Degree
15 44 (31.21%) MS Excel
16 42 (29.79%) Windows Server
17 40 (28.37%) DHCP
18 37 (26.24%) Microsoft Clustering
19 34 (24.11%) IIS
20 33 (23.40%) Firewall
20 33 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
21 32 (22.70%) Oracle
22 31 (21.99%) SharePoint
23 30 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
24 27 (19.15%) OpenView
24 27 (19.15%) Middleware
25 26 (18.44%) OpenView Configuration Management

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 34 (24.11%) IIS
2 31 (21.99%) SharePoint
3 25 (17.73%) MS Exchange
4 24 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (12.77%) Apache
5 18 (12.77%) IBM Notes
6 17 (12.06%) OpenStack
6 17 (12.06%) Skype for Business
7 9 (6.38%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (4.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (31.21%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (40.43%) DNS
2 40 (28.37%) DHCP
3 33 (23.40%) Firewall
4 22 (15.60%) TCP/IP
5 13 (9.22%) SSL
6 11 (7.80%) SAN
7 10 (7.09%) Skype
8 7 (4.96%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.84%) SNMP
10 3 (2.13%) HTTP
10 3 (2.13%) HTTPS
11 2 (1.42%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.42%) VoIP
12 1 (0.71%) 3G
12 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.71%) Internet
12 1 (0.71%) Intranet
12 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (44.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (11.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (9.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 6 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (12.77%) MSI
2 10 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.09%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.71%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.71%) JMeter
4 1 (0.71%) Maven
4 1 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 3 (2.13%) Advertising
2 1 (0.71%) Finance
2 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (14.89%) Support Engineer
2 20 (14.18%) Wintel Support
3 17 (12.06%) Wintel Engineer
4 9 (6.38%) Citrix Engineer
5 8 (5.67%) Messaging Support
5 8 (5.67%) Office 365 Engineer
5 8 (5.67%) Server Support
5 8 (5.67%) SharePoint Engineer
5 8 (5.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 7 (4.96%) Consultant
7 6 (4.26%) DBA
7 6 (4.26%) Messaging Specialist
7 6 (4.26%) SQL DBA
8 5 (3.55%) Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (2.84%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 4 (2.84%) Support Consultant
9 4 (2.84%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 4 (2.84%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (2.84%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.15%) Middleware
2 10 (7.09%) .NET
2 10 (7.09%) XML
3 3 (2.13%) ADO
3 3 (2.13%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.71%) HTML
4 1 (0.71%) HTML5
4 1 (0.71%) J2EE
4 1 (0.71%) JDBC
4 1 (0.71%) JNDI
4 1 (0.71%) JSON
4 1 (0.71%) JSP
4 1 (0.71%) Servlets
4 1 (0.71%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 48 (34.04%) Clustering
2 45 (31.91%) Computer Science
3 19 (13.48%) Management Information System
4 14 (9.93%) User Experience
5 10 (7.09%) Mainframe
6 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (6.38%) AS400
6 9 (6.38%) Tandem
7 8 (5.67%) Visualisation
8 7 (4.96%) Blackberry
8 7 (4.96%) CMDB
9 6 (4.26%) Replication
10 4 (2.84%) Data Centre
10 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.71%) PKI
11 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (61.70%) Windows
2 42 (29.79%) Windows Server
3 30 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (15.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (7.80%) Unix
7 10 (7.09%) Linux
8 8 (5.67%) Android
8 8 (5.67%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.71%) Debian
10 1 (0.71%) HPUX
10 1 (0.71%) SUSE
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (48.23%) ITIL
2 26 (18.44%) High Availability
3 23 (16.31%) Incident Management
3 23 (16.31%) Service Delivery
4 20 (14.18%) Application Packaging
5 19 (13.48%) Load Balancing
6 17 (12.06%) Migration
7 16 (11.35%) ITIL V3
8 15 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (9.93%) Content Management
10 13 (9.22%) Change Control
10 13 (9.22%) Change Management
10 13 (9.22%) ITSM
10 13 (9.22%) Problem Management
11 12 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (7.09%) Analytics
12 10 (7.09%) Database Mirroring
13 9 (6.38%) Network Management
13 9 (6.38%) SAP Security
13 9 (6.38%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 68 (48.23%) SQL
2 55 (39.01%) PowerShell
3 16 (11.35%) T-SQL
4 11 (7.80%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.09%) C#
6 9 (6.38%) VBScript
7 2 (1.42%) Python
8 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.71%) C++
8 1 (0.71%) Java
8 1 (0.71%) Perl
8 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (65.96%) Security Cleared
2 82 (58.16%) SC Cleared
3 65 (46.10%) MCSE
4 44 (31.21%) Degree
5 23 (16.31%) MCP
6 18 (12.77%) MCDBA
7 16 (11.35%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (10.64%) MCTS
9 13 (9.22%) CCNA
10 12 (8.51%) CCNP
11 11 (7.80%) MCSD
12 10 (7.09%) BPSS Clearance
12 10 (7.09%) MCITP
12 10 (7.09%) MCSA
13 7 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
16 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
16 1 (0.71%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.48%) SLA
2 10 (7.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (3.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 74 (52.48%) Active Directory
2 33 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (17.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (13.48%) Terminal Services
5 13 (9.22%) vSphere
6 11 (7.80%) Hyper-V
7 10 (7.09%) XenApp
8 9 (6.38%) XenDesktop
9 7 (4.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 6 (4.26%) Brightmail
11 2 (1.42%) XenServer
12 1 (0.71%) Firmware
12 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (26.24%) Microsoft Clustering
2 27 (19.15%) OpenView
3 26 (18.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 25 (17.73%) Perfmon
5 12 (8.51%) HP SIM
6 9 (6.38%) SCCM
7 7 (4.96%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.71%) OVSD
10 1 (0.71%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.71%) SCOM
10 1 (0.71%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.71%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 107 (75.89%) Microsoft
2 60 (42.55%) HP
2 60 (42.55%) VMware
3 50 (35.46%) Citrix
4 32 (22.70%) Oracle
5 18 (12.77%) Lotus
6 14 (9.93%) SAP
7 11 (7.80%) AppSense
8 7 (4.96%) Trend Micro
8 7 (4.96%) Veritas
9 6 (4.26%) Cisco
9 6 (4.26%) IronPort
9 6 (4.26%) Meridio
9 6 (4.26%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.13%) Altiris
11 3 (2.13%) Symantec
11 3 (2.13%) ThinPrint
12 2 (1.42%) Compaq
12 2 (1.42%) Dell
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