The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent 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 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - - 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -3.33%
Microsoft Certification
Staffordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.22% 10.53% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate £450 £341 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.86% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £320 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent