The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 15 24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough - 2.38% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category - 13.33% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £150 £104
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £310
% change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £17.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.14% +26.78%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough.

Academic & Professional Certification
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20 15 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 20.83% 17.86% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 10
Median daily rate £380 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £366 £278
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.84% -20.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Peterborough

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Peterborough

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle