The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.48% 1.47% 2.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 9.62% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +71.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £275 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -8.54%
Microsoft Certification
Nottinghamshire

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

Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
61 52 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 14.70% 15.34% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 42
Average daily rate £400 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £273 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 £13.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.50% -36.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Lync
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) PBX
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) PBX
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (16.67%) MCSM
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (16.67%) MCPD
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware