The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 41 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.52% - 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.92% - 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £363 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.80% +13.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.78 £18.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.54% +19.35%
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
51 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.28% 12.96% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 29
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £180 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.25 £19.00 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.78% +137.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.10 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.94% +34.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Kettering - 1 £363 -
Northampton - 1 - - 4
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) MCSE
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) Dell
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) MCSA
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Unix
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) CAD
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) MCSE
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) MCSA
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (12.50%) HND
6 1 (12.50%) MCSD
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Dell
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (12.50%) Brocade
6 1 (12.50%) NetApp
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter