The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 29 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 16 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.10% 12.50% 18.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.70% 16.13% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 26
Median daily rate £283 £420 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.61% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £335 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £451 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.53 £16.67 £15.82
% change year-on-year
+53.14% +5.35%
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 Erskine region.

Qualifications Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
121 62 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 77.07% 77.50% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 48 115
Median daily rate £321 £345 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.95% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £56.44 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.18%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 104 (88.14%) Microsoft
2 81 (68.64%) Windows
3 77 (65.25%) PowerShell
4 75 (63.56%) Active Directory
5 72 (61.02%) Security Cleared
6 58 (49.15%) SC Cleared
7 56 (47.46%) MCSE
8 54 (45.76%) VMware
9 51 (43.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (39.83%) Windows Server
11 46 (38.98%) SQL
12 41 (34.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 40 (33.90%) OpenStack
13 40 (33.90%) MCSA
13 40 (33.90%) MS Excel
13 40 (33.90%) Windows Server 2003
14 39 (33.05%) HP
15 36 (30.51%) SharePoint
16 35 (29.66%) Citrix
16 35 (29.66%) Degree
16 35 (29.66%) Office 365
17 34 (28.81%) MCTS
18 33 (27.97%) Migration
18 33 (27.97%) SQL Server
19 32 (27.12%) Computer Science
20 31 (26.27%) DNS
21 29 (24.58%) Load Balancing
22 26 (22.03%) MS Exchange
22 26 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2013
22 26 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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:

Application Platforms
1 40 (33.90%) OpenStack
2 36 (30.51%) SharePoint
3 26 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (22.03%) MS Exchange
4 20 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (16.95%) Skype for Business
5 15 (12.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (10.17%) IIS
6 12 (10.17%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (4.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (4.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (4.24%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.85%) Apache
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (33.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 35 (29.66%) Office 365
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.27%) DNS
2 19 (16.10%) SSL
2 19 (16.10%) TCP/IP
3 15 (12.71%) Skype
4 13 (11.02%) SNMP
5 12 (10.17%) SAN
6 11 (9.32%) DHCP
7 8 (6.78%) NetScaler
8 7 (5.93%) Firewall
8 7 (5.93%) Kerberos
8 7 (5.93%) LDAP
8 7 (5.93%) X.500
9 4 (3.39%) HTTP
9 4 (3.39%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.85%) LAN
10 1 (0.85%) NAS
10 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (11.02%) HP UFT
1 13 (11.02%) TestDirector
1 13 (11.02%) WinRunner
2 11 (9.32%) Visual Studio
3 10 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.54%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.85%) MSI
Job Titles
1 11 (9.32%) Analyst
1 11 (9.32%) Test Analyst
2 10 (8.47%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (7.63%) Active Directory Engineer
4 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 8 (6.78%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 7 (5.93%) Messaging Engineer
5 7 (5.93%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (5.08%) SharePoint Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Consultant
8 4 (3.39%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Messaging Consultant
8 4 (3.39%) Messaging Specialist
8 4 (3.39%) SCCM Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Test Manager
9 3 (2.54%) Engineering Specialist
9 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 3 (2.54%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (2.54%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.32%) .NET
1 11 (9.32%) XML
2 5 (4.24%) CSS
2 5 (4.24%) jQuery
2 5 (4.24%) XSLT
3 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.12%) Computer Science
2 25 (21.19%) Clustering
3 11 (9.32%) PDA
3 11 (9.32%) PKI
4 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.93%) Replication
5 6 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 81 (68.64%) Windows
2 51 (43.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (39.83%) Windows Server
4 41 (34.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (33.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (14.41%) Windows XP
7 16 (13.56%) Windows 7
8 15 (12.71%) AIX
9 4 (3.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.97%) Migration
2 29 (24.58%) Load Balancing
3 17 (14.41%) Change Management
3 17 (14.41%) ITIL
3 17 (14.41%) Software Testing
4 14 (11.86%) Smoke Testing
4 14 (11.86%) Test Scripting
5 13 (11.02%) Test Automation
6 11 (9.32%) Analytics
6 11 (9.32%) High Availability
7 9 (7.63%) Unit Testing
8 8 (6.78%) Records Management
8 8 (6.78%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (5.08%) Content Management
9 6 (5.08%) Database Mirroring
9 6 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.24%) Application Packaging
10 5 (4.24%) Conflict Management
10 5 (4.24%) Risk Management
11 4 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 77 (65.25%) PowerShell
2 46 (38.98%) SQL
3 11 (9.32%) C#
3 11 (9.32%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.08%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.08%) VBScript
5 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 72 (61.02%) Security Cleared
2 58 (49.15%) SC Cleared
3 56 (47.46%) MCSE
4 40 (33.90%) MCSA
5 35 (29.66%) Degree
6 34 (28.81%) MCTS
7 23 (19.49%) MCITP
8 16 (13.56%) ISTQB
9 15 (12.71%) MCP
10 10 (8.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (5.08%) MCSD
12 4 (3.39%) DV Cleared
12 4 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (2.54%) CISSP
14 2 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 75 (63.56%) Active Directory
2 23 (19.49%) Hyper-V
3 22 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (11.02%) VMware ESX
5 9 (7.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (7.63%) vSphere
6 8 (6.78%) XenApp
6 8 (6.78%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.24%) Brightmail
8 2 (1.69%) Firmware
9 1 (0.85%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.85%) UAG
9 1 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (15.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 18 (15.25%) SCCM
2 15 (12.71%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (12.71%) Netcool
3 13 (11.02%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (9.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.69%) OpenView
7 1 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.85%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.85%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.85%) SCOM
7 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 104 (88.14%) Microsoft
2 54 (45.76%) VMware
3 39 (33.05%) HP
4 35 (29.66%) Citrix
5 19 (16.10%) IronPort
6 16 (13.56%) Veritas
7 15 (12.71%) Intel Security
8 13 (11.02%) AppSense
9 11 (9.32%) Altiris
10 4 (3.39%) Nintex
11 1 (0.85%) CA
11 1 (0.85%) Lotus
11 1 (0.85%) Opsware
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle
11 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
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