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 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank - 13 14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 3.03% 2.94%
As % of the Qualifications category - 20.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £301
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £18.25 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+47.94% +14.96%
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 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.50% 15.15% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £462 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

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