Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 45 52
Rank change year-on-year +19 +7 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.89% 1.68% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.49% 14.29% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 1
Northampton median daily rate £325 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +66.67% -8.16%
10th Percentile £143 £180 £213
90th Percentile £438 £400 £238
Northamptonshire median daily rate £325 £319 £288
% change year-on-year +1.96% +10.87% +17.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Northampton median hourly rate - - £8.50
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £15.75 £8.50
% change year-on-year - +85.29% -

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 Northampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northampton
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 78 70 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 16.60% 11.76% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 52 42
Northampton median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £159 £110 £215
90th Percentile £488 £475 £536
Northamptonshire median daily rate £369 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -7.81% - +16.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Northampton median hourly rate - £15.13 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.33% +23.47%
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £13.63 £18.52
% change year-on-year - -26.43% +23.47%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Northampton over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in Northampton

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Northampton

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 Northampton region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 21 (91.30%) ITIL
2 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 18 (78.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 17 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (73.91%) Cisco
4 15 (65.22%) Automotive
4 15 (65.22%) ITIL V3
5 14 (60.87%) Data Loss Prevention
5 14 (60.87%) Degree
5 14 (60.87%) Unified Communications
5 14 (60.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (56.52%) MCSE
6 13 (56.52%) PRINCE2
7 12 (52.17%) ERP
7 12 (52.17%) PLM
8 10 (43.48%) CCNA
9 9 (39.13%) VMware
10 8 (34.78%) VCAP
10 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
10 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (34.78%) Project Management
10 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
11 7 (30.43%) SDLC
11 7 (30.43%) High Availability
11 7 (30.43%) NetApp
11 7 (30.43%) CCIE
11 7 (30.43%) Windows
11 7 (30.43%) MCP
11 7 (30.43%) Clustering
11 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VSAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
General
1 15 (65.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) IT Support
2 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (26.09%) IT Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 4 (17.39%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Architect
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Coordinator
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Coordinator
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (30.43%) Clustering
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.35%) NHS
5 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) ITIL
2 18 (78.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 15 (65.22%) ITIL V3
4 14 (60.87%) Data Loss Prevention
4 14 (60.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (56.52%) PRINCE2
6 12 (52.17%) ERP
6 12 (52.17%) PLM
7 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
7 8 (34.78%) Project Management
8 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (30.43%) Asset Management
8 7 (30.43%) High Availability
8 7 (30.43%) SDLC
9 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
10 3 (13.04%) Coaching
10 3 (13.04%) Migration
11 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy
12 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (60.87%) Degree
3 13 (56.52%) MCSE
4 10 (43.48%) CCNA
5 8 (34.78%) VCAP
6 7 (30.43%) CCIE
6 7 (30.43%) MCP
7 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (13.04%) MCDST
9 1 (4.35%) CCNP
9 1 (4.35%) CNE
9 1 (4.35%) MCSA
9 1 (4.35%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy