The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Essex / Basildon
Rank 13 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 2.17% 4.55% 8.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 25.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £135 £120 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.71% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.05 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-10.86% +16.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Qualifications Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 47.83% 18.18% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £242 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.62% +7.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.50 £32.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -28.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £32.00 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £32.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basildon region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

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

1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCA
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) NDS
3 3 (60.00%) Novell
3 3 (60.00%) NHS
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WLAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) CCNP
5 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Windows

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) WLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WebEx
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) NHS
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCA
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) NDS
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Novell