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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 61 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 38 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.30% 0.91% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 3.48% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 3
Median daily rate £277 £330 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +34.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £226 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £366 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £26.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.67 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.24% +10.00%
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
532 201 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.18% 26.07% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 108 145
Median daily rate £300 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £524 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% -7.65%
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 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
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -1 37 £277 +38.25% 2
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 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 North East region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 34 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 27 (64.29%) Security Cleared
3 26 (61.90%) ITIL
4 25 (59.52%) Windows
5 22 (52.38%) SC Cleared
6 21 (50.00%) MCSE
6 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 19 (45.24%) HP
8 18 (42.86%) Degree
8 18 (42.86%) Computer Science
9 17 (40.48%) SQL
10 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
11 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
11 14 (33.33%) VMware
11 14 (33.33%) Clustering
11 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
12 13 (30.95%) DHCP
12 13 (30.95%) DNS
13 12 (28.57%) Citrix
14 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (26.19%) Oracle
14 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (23.81%) MCDBA
15 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
16 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
17 8 (19.05%) Perfmon
17 8 (19.05%) OpenView
17 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (19.05%) Middleware

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 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 6 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 5 (11.90%) IIS
5 4 (9.52%) Apache
5 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (9.52%) IBM Notes
6 3 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) DHCP
1 13 (30.95%) DNS
2 5 (11.90%) Firewall
3 4 (9.52%) Skype
4 3 (7.14%) SAN
5 2 (4.76%) HTTP
5 2 (4.76%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.76%) VoIP
6 1 (2.38%) 3G
6 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
6 1 (2.38%) Intranet
6 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MSI
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (2.38%) Marketing
1 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (9.52%) DBA
3 4 (9.52%) Messaging Support
3 4 (9.52%) Service Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) SQL DBA
4 3 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared DBA
5 2 (4.76%) Server Support
5 2 (4.76%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 14 (33.33%) Clustering
3 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.90%) User Experience
5 4 (9.52%) AS400
5 4 (9.52%) Mainframe
5 4 (9.52%) Replication
5 4 (9.52%) Tandem
6 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.38%) CMDB
7 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.90%) Linux
6 5 (11.90%) Unix
7 2 (4.76%) Android
7 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.38%) Debian
8 1 (2.38%) HPUX
8 1 (2.38%) SUSE
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) High Availability
2 7 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.90%) Change Management
4 5 (11.90%) ITSM
4 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.52%) Application Packaging
5 4 (9.52%) Network Management
5 4 (9.52%) SAP Security
6 3 (7.14%) Change Control
6 3 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) QMS
6 3 (7.14%) Quality Management
6 3 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 22 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 21 (50.00%) MCSE
4 18 (42.86%) Degree
5 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (23.81%) MCDBA
7 7 (16.67%) CCNA
7 7 (16.67%) MCP
8 6 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (14.29%) CCNP
9 3 (7.14%) MCSA
9 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (4.76%) MCTS
11 1 (2.38%) CCA
11 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
11 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (11.90%) SLA
3 3 (7.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (11.90%) vSphere
5 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.52%) Terminal Services
6 3 (7.14%) XenApp
7 2 (4.76%) Brightmail
7 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.76%) XenServer
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) OpenView
1 8 (19.05%) Perfmon
2 7 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (9.52%) HP SIM
4 3 (7.14%) SCCM
5 2 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.38%) OVSD
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) HP
3 14 (33.33%) VMware
4 12 (28.57%) Citrix
5 11 (26.19%) Oracle
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco
6 4 (9.52%) Lotus
6 4 (9.52%) Meridio
6 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.52%) SAP
6 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
7 3 (7.14%) ThinPrint
8 2 (4.76%) Compaq
8 2 (4.76%) Dell
8 2 (4.76%) IronPort
8 2 (4.76%) Symantec
8 2 (4.76%) Trend Micro
9 1 (2.38%) AppSense
9 1 (2.38%) Veritas
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