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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.22% 3.33% -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +0.47%
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
9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 10.98% 20.00% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £462 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Microsoft Certification
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft