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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 38 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.87% 2.08% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 10.81% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 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 £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £17.00 £15.89
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +7.01%

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
48 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 13.87% 19.27% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 21
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £228 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £416 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Median hourly rate £96.88 £8.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1039.70% -49.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £8.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.38 £17.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

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 20 January 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) NetApp
3 6 (75.00%) CAD
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (75.00%) SDLC
3 6 (75.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) CAD
2 6 (75.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) MCSE
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Webroot