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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 13 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 7.61% 0.59% 4.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.43% 3.57% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £174 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +5.13%
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
23 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 25.00% 16.57% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 8
Average daily rate £229 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.81% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £350 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) MCSE
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) ITIL
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) MS Office
5 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
5 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
5 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (58.33%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (25.00%) Apple
8 3 (25.00%) VoIP
8 3 (25.00%) ITSM
8 3 (25.00%) Retail
8 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) Service Management
8 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
9 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (8.33%) High Availability
9 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (8.33%) FCoE
9 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) FCoE
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (25.00%) ITSM
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) CCA
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco