The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.61% 1.36% 3.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 11.76% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £306
% change year-on-year
+8.80% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -7.95%
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 34 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 12.77% 11.56% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 15
Average daily rate £360 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Average hourly rate £28.85 £14.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.93% -41.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £12.00 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.60 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Gaydon - 1 £275 -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Panasonic
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) McAfee
5 1 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) DameWare
5 1 (20.00%) Automotive
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Panasonic
4 1 (20.00%) Intel
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) CA
4 1 (20.00%) Lotus
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Google