The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 15 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.94% 1.80% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 8.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £174 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.53 £16.67 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+53.14% +4.18%
Microsoft Certification
Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 13.59% 22.52% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 4
Median daily rate £330 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £91 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Microsoft Certification
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 1 (14.29%) Virgin Media
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Retail

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Virgin Media