The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 65 64 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.66% 2.03% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £165 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.85% +12.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.88% +16.66%
Microsoft Certification
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
188 197 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.25% 22.29% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 125 106
Median daily rate £420 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 10
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.39 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +107.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £26.98 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £73.70 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 11 (73.33%) Windows
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (46.67%) MCSE
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) Dell
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) SLA
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) Billing
7 3 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (20.00%) IBM Notes
7 3 (20.00%) IBM Domino
7 3 (20.00%) Adobe
7 3 (20.00%) Lotus
7 3 (20.00%) Apple
7 3 (20.00%) Acrobat
7 3 (20.00%) Internet
7 3 (20.00%) Symantec

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (20.00%) IBM Domino
3 3 (20.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (13.33%) CMS
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Acrobat
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 2 (13.33%) PABX
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Deskside Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Deskside Support
2 2 (13.33%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Service Assurance Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) EqualLogic
3 2 (13.33%) PKI
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Android
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) Document Management
4 2 (13.33%) Practice Management
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Design
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.67%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Server Hardening
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCDST
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (20.00%) Adobe
3 3 (20.00%) Apple
3 3 (20.00%) Lotus
3 3 (20.00%) Symantec
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
4 2 (13.33%) Mitel
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) OpenText
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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