The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.10% 1.45% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.26% 3.64% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £433 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.52% +61.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £15.81
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +13.83%
Microsoft Certification
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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 Croydon region.

Qualifications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
92 55 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 33.70% 39.86% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 28 13
Median daily rate £435 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (33.33%) MCTS
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (33.33%) IT Architect
1 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Architect
2 1 (16.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) QMS
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy