Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certification
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 68 59
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.41% 1.32% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 6.86% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 7
Coventry median daily rate £400 £340 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +126.67% -40.00%
10th Percentile £358 £185 £140
90th Percentile £463 £495 £220
West Midlands median daily rate £381 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +15.53% +1.54% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Coventry median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.38 £15.43 £17.24
% change year-on-year -13.29% -10.53% +25.13%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Coventry
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 102 204 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 13.90% 19.26% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 150 100
Coventry median daily rate £388 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +33.33% -17.24%
10th Percentile £161 £282 £153
90th Percentile £540 £550 £501
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 15
Coventry median hourly rate £16.00 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.56% -10.00% +39.42%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £9.75
90th Percentile £34.25 £43.75 £44.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +44.55%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Coventry

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Coventry

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SFIA
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (33.33%) ECDL
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix