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 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.90% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £210 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+54.28% +10.23%
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
30 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 13.57% 11.90% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 17
Median daily rate £350 £407 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £175 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £10.25 £18.52 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.65% +131.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

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
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 30 July 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 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Director
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MCSD
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto