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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 23 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.81% 0.44% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.82 £17.49 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +12.83%
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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
16 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 12.90% 14.54% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 17
Average daily rate £375 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £204 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £725 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £16.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £16.00 £16.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.00 £17.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (83.33%) UAG
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) JOnAS
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) SCOM
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) VMS
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (83.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (83.33%) JOnAS
1 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) VLAN
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Project Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) VMS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) UAG
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
1 5 (83.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix