Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 32 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.33% 3.39% 2.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 20.55% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 9
Suffolk median daily rate £500 £200 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -20.00% -40.48%
East of England median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £14.29 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.81% -11.43% -

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 Suffolk with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Suffolk
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 56 73 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 18.48% 16.48% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 27
Suffolk median daily rate £425 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -25.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £199 £169 £146
90th Percentile £634 £436 £520
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Suffolk median hourly rate £26.00 £24.87 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.56% +192.53% -44.26%
10th Percentile £14.80 £14.73 £7.75
90th Percentile £37.20 £42.75 £9.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +52.17% +17.95%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Suffolk

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Suffolk

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Suffolk

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +8 1 £500 - 1
Microsoft Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft