The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.47% 2.69% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.51% 20.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £313 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +8.06%
Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
37 60 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 10.91% 13.45% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 12
Average daily rate £350 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £21.00 £15.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.90% +36.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

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 25 July 2014. 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 +5 5 £275 -12.00% 5
Mansfield - - - -
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
4 10 (52.63%) MCSE
5 9 (47.37%) MCITP
6 8 (42.11%) MCP
6 8 (42.11%) Blackberry
7 6 (31.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (31.58%) Citrix
7 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
7 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
8 5 (26.32%) MCSA
8 5 (26.32%) MS Office
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Vista
8 5 (26.32%) MCDST
8 5 (26.32%) MCTS
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
8 5 (26.32%) Lync
9 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
9 4 (21.05%) EDRMS
10 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL
10 3 (15.79%) Migration
10 3 (15.79%) VMware
11 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (10.53%) SCCM
11 2 (10.53%) SCOM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (31.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Lync
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) Intranet
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) EDRMS
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) IT Support
3 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (21.05%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Email Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Vista
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) Email Migration
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) MCSE
2 9 (47.37%) MCITP
3 8 (42.11%) MCP
4 5 (26.32%) MCSA
4 5 (26.32%) MCDST
4 5 (26.32%) MCTS
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) XenServer
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco