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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.11% 0.52% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.00% 5.00% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Median daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.33 £17.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+13.70% +0.47%
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
40 20 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 17.02% 10.47% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 40
Median daily rate £275 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £223 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £14.73 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Beccles - 5 £195 -
Haverhill - 2 £350 -
Lowestoft - 1 £200 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 7 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) MCSE
2 12 (63.16%) CCNA
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco
4 10 (52.63%) CCA
4 10 (52.63%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (42.11%) Degree
5 8 (42.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (36.84%) MCITP
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (36.84%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) CRM
7 6 (31.58%) MCP
7 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
7 6 (31.58%) System Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
8 5 (26.32%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (26.32%) TDD
8 5 (26.32%) Migration
8 5 (26.32%) Firewall
8 5 (26.32%) Wireless
8 5 (26.32%) MS Office
8 5 (26.32%) LAN
8 5 (26.32%) WLAN
8 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
1 5 (26.32%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
1 5 (26.32%) Internet
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
1 5 (26.32%) Wireless
1 5 (26.32%) WLAN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) CRM Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 2 (10.53%) Reactive Extensions
1 2 (10.53%) SOAP
1 2 (10.53%) WCF
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) NHS
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (36.84%) CRM
3 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) System Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Coaching
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Security Patching
5 3 (15.79%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (10.53%) MVVM
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
7 1 (5.26%) Business Development
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CCNA
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (63.16%) MCSE
2 10 (52.63%) CCA
2 10 (52.63%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) MCITP
5 6 (31.58%) MCP
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) CCNP
7 2 (10.53%) MCSA
8 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Firmware
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) VMware