Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 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
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 78 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.92% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 2.11% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Nottingham median daily rate £319 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.17% +20.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £183 £425 £315
90th Percentile £479 £475 £435
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £319 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -29.17% +20.00% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Nottingham median hourly rate £25.00 - £12.00
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £25.00 - £14.50

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 Nottingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Nottingham
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 180 142 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 20.74% 16.05% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 73 81
Nottingham median daily rate £386 £415 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.93% +6.41% -2.50%
10th Percentile £264 £300 £215
90th Percentile £560 £597 £475
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £385
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.90% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Nottingham median hourly rate £14.00 £18.69 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.08% +5.16% +36.69%
10th Percentile £10.03 £12.14 £12.36
90th Percentile £20.91 £28.00 £27.40
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +37.93% +11.54%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Nottingham

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Nottingham

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Nottingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in Nottingham

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) MCSA
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) MCSE
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Office 365
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) NHS
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) NAS
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (37.50%) MCITP
5 3 (37.50%) VLAN

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
2 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSA
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Firmware
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 1 (12.50%) StorageTek
6 1 (12.50%) Sun