The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 47 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.14% 3.86% 2.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.41% 22.03% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £450 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £13.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -2.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -15.49%
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 Nottinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
78 59 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 17.77% 17.51% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 23
Average daily rate £325 £375 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £690 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -5.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -12 5 - - 4
Mansfield - - - -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) MCSE
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) MCITP
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 3 (23.08%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Office 365
5 3 (23.08%) Lync
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
5 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (23.08%) MCSA
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (23.08%) PBX
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) 3PAR

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (23.08%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) PBX
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Trainer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Trainer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Technician
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) MCSE
2 4 (30.77%) MCITP
3 3 (23.08%) MCSA
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco