The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.45% 2.13% 4.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.81% 12.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £403 £175 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £175 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £175 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +5.13%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.48% 17.02% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 16
Average daily rate £363 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.95% -18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £406 - 1
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) MCITP
3 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (55.56%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Panasonic
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (11.11%) ADO
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) MCP
6 1 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Client/Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) FCoE
1 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Architect
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) ADO
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) CCA
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCDST
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Kofax
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) Panasonic
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
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