The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certified Master in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certified Master over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Master (MCM)
Rank 199 - 206
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% - 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£510 - £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
804 1113 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.48% 18.18% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 817 636
Average daily rate £430 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% -2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 48
Average hourly rate £20.88 £22.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% -22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £13.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.40 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

Microsoft Certified Master
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certified Master Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Certified Master
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master across the City of London region.

Microsoft Certified Master Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Certified Master
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Microsoft Certified Master also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certified Master.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS

Microsoft Certified Master
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Microsoft Certified Master also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certified Master. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) E-Discovery
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) F5