The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 3.18% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
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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 Staffordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
23 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.78% 12.74% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 6
Average daily rate £325 £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +85.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £43.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -61.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Converged Networks

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Converged Networks
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint