Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 39 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +29
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.43% 1.34% -
As % of the Qualifications category 23.53% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Leicester median daily rate £288 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.11% - -
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 £450 £115
% change year-on-year -36.11% +291.30% -79.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Leicester median hourly rate £25.00 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.39% - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £19.00 £11.50 -
% change year-on-year +65.22% - -

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 Leicester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 34 56 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 10.33% 18.79% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 26
Leicester median daily rate £288 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% +0.67% +14.62%
10th Percentile £206 £303 £268
90th Percentile £463 £504 £469
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 £375 £330
% change year-on-year -23.33% +13.64% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Leicester median hourly rate £21.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.24% +8.89% -35.71%
10th Percentile £18.00 £13.30 £16.35
90th Percentile £26.60 £36.10 £23.75
Leicestershire median hourly rate £16.70 £24.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -31.84% +51.23% -32.50%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Leicester

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) Internet
4 5 (62.50%) LDAP
4 5 (62.50%) Kerberos
4 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) PKI
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (62.50%) IPsec
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (12.50%) CCNA
7 1 (12.50%) CCDP
7 1 (12.50%) Service Management

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
1 5 (62.50%) IPsec
1 5 (62.50%) Kerberos
1 5 (62.50%) LDAP
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) PKI
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware