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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 34 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.98% 9.15% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.50% 29.55% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 3
Median daily rate £433 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -10.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+21.88% +14.75%
Microsoft Certification
London

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
111 44 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 43.87% 30.99% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 34 12
Median daily rate £433 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £32.00 - £17.00
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 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 28 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) VPN

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
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
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 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) IT Architect
2 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) PC Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) PC Support
3 1 (16.67%) PC Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
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
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
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%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) QMS
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
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%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Capita
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix