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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.20% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.70% -
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 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.23% 11.11% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £325 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £31.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

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 4 December 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