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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 32 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.26% 0.60% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 3.85% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +69.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £18.25 £15.81
% change year-on-year
+46.57% +15.41%
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
77 52 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 15.81% 15.62% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 27 11
Median daily rate £425 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £255 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £461 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Median hourly rate £15.43 £28.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.87% +96.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Warwick - 4 £425 -
Leamington Spa - 2 - -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) MCSE
4 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
5 6 (37.50%) MCP
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) MCSA
6 4 (25.00%) MCITP
7 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
7 3 (18.75%) High Availability
7 3 (18.75%) Change Control
7 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) Panasonic
7 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) EMC
7 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
7 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) Remedy
7 3 (18.75%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) High Availability
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.25%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) MCSE
2 6 (37.50%) MCP
3 4 (25.00%) MCITP
3 4 (25.00%) MCSA
4 3 (18.75%) MCTS
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) CCNP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CNE
5 1 (6.25%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) EMC
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Panasonic
2 3 (18.75%) Remedy
2 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
3 2 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Canon
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco