The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certified Master 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 Master over the 3 months to 29 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Master (MCM)
Rank 620 590 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 1 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.018% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.009% 0.091% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £675 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Certified Master
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
10744 9899 9789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.98% 19.56% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6843 5688 5654
Average daily rate £405 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% +6.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 472 489
Average hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.21 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Microsoft Certified Master
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Microsoft Certified Master Jobs Demand Trend in England

Microsoft Certified Master
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Microsoft Certified Master Daily Rate Trend in England

Microsoft Certified Master
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 1 £675 +32.35%
Microsoft Certified Master
UK

Microsoft Certified Master
Top 23 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX

Microsoft Certified Master
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Architect
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware