The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certified Architect in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certified Architect over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
Rank 618 619 605
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.038% 0.010% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 - £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Certified Architect
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10585 9981 9426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.25% 19.29% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6652 6055 5387
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 489 417
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £52.17 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

Microsoft Certified Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Microsoft Certified Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Microsoft Certified Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Microsoft Certified Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Microsoft Certified Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Microsoft Certified Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Microsoft Certified Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Microsoft Certified Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Microsoft Certified Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands - 2 £500 -
London -1 1 £675 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Microsoft Certified Architect
UK

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 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 England region with a requirement for Microsoft Certified Architect.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) EMC VNX
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (40.00%) PMP
4 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Architect
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSM
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) PMP
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) VMware