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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 43 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.30% 0.24% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 1.61% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £320 - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £16.92 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-4.90% +7.29%

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
46 62 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 13.94% 15.05% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 30
Median daily rate £378 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £22.44 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £17.77 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.40 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 22 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) VMware