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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 36 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.29% 2.87% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.93% 21.33% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.49 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.23% +12.83%
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
56 75 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 14.43% 13.44% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 21
Average daily rate £425 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £403 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 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 £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 August 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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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 +10 5 £275 -12.00% 2
Mansfield - - - - 1
Microsoft Certification
East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) MCITP
4 6 (46.15%) MCSE
5 5 (38.46%) MCP
5 5 (38.46%) Lync
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) EDRMS
6 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) MS Office
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) MCSA
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (23.08%) MCDST
7 3 (23.08%) MCTS
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
8 2 (15.38%) SCCM
8 2 (15.38%) SCOM
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) VMware

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (38.46%) Lync
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) EDRMS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) MCITP
2 6 (46.15%) MCSE
3 5 (38.46%) MCP
4 3 (23.08%) MCSA
4 3 (23.08%) MCDST
4 3 (23.08%) MCTS
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco