The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Suffolk region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 32 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.09% 2.11% 2.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.94% 12.00% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.23 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-8.56% +6.00%
Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
69 25 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.65% 17.61% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 24
Average daily rate £375 £255 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £215 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.63 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -10 3 £363 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £375 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) MCITP
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) MCSE
4 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
4 7 (43.75%) CRM
4 7 (43.75%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (37.50%) MVVM
5 6 (37.50%) Reactive Extensions
5 6 (37.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 6 (37.50%) WCF
5 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (37.50%) Migration
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) SOAP
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) XML
5 6 (37.50%) Workflow
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) TDD
6 5 (31.25%) Silverlight
6 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) CRM Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Applications Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
6 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 1 (6.25%) Junior
7 1 (6.25%) Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Business Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) Reactive Extensions
2 6 (37.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 6 (37.50%) WCF
2 6 (37.50%) SOAP
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) Silverlight
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) CRM
2 6 (37.50%) MVVM
2 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Workflow
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) MCITP
2 7 (43.75%) MCSE
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) MCP
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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