The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton 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 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.25% 1.38% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.39% 9.38% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £231 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.97% -5.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.70% -
Microsoft Certification
Northamptonshire

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

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
46 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.92% 14.68% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 21
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 13
Median hourly rate £96.88 £8.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1039.70% -45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £8.50 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.38 £17.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

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

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 8 (80.00%) MCSE
4 7 (70.00%) Linux
4 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (70.00%) Unix
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco
4 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) NetApp
4 7 (70.00%) CAD
4 7 (70.00%) Project Management
4 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (70.00%) Degree
4 7 (70.00%) ITIL V3
4 7 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (70.00%) SDLC
4 7 (70.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (10.00%) Webroot
7 1 (10.00%) SCCM
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (10.00%) NAS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Support
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Director
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) CAD
2 7 (70.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL V3
2 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) MCSE
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Webroot