The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire 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 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 54 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.54% 1.61% 3.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% 8.70% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £301
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £17.28 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £15.81
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +13.83%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 19.57% 18.55% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 25
Median daily rate £475 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £25.12 £21.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -31 2 - - 1
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Security Patching

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware