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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 7 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 75 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 30.61% 21.13% 23.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.06% 27.27% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 11 31
Median daily rate £320 £338 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £420 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £17.00 £16.67
% change year-on-year
+27.94% +1.97%
Microsoft Certification
Renfrewshire

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
208 55 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 84.90% 77.46% 88.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 46 114
Median daily rate £325 £330 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 September 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.

1 144 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 111 (68.52%) Active Directory
3 97 (59.88%) Windows
4 92 (56.79%) PowerShell
5 91 (56.17%) Security Cleared
6 77 (47.53%) MCSE
7 74 (45.68%) SC Cleared
8 63 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 60 (37.04%) HP
10 59 (36.42%) Windows Server
11 58 (35.80%) OpenStack
12 57 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 54 (33.33%) Degree
13 54 (33.33%) VMware
14 53 (32.72%) MS Excel
14 53 (32.72%) SharePoint
15 51 (31.48%) Computer Science
16 50 (30.86%) Office 365
17 48 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
18 47 (29.01%) MCSA
18 47 (29.01%) SQL
19 44 (27.16%) MCTS
20 41 (25.31%) Migration
20 41 (25.31%) Load Balancing
21 39 (24.07%) Citrix
22 38 (23.46%) MS Exchange
22 38 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2010
22 38 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2013
23 36 (22.22%) DNS
23 36 (22.22%) SQL Server

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 58 (35.80%) OpenStack
2 53 (32.72%) SharePoint
3 38 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 38 (23.46%) MS Exchange
4 33 (20.37%) Skype for Business
5 24 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (11.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (9.26%) Office Communications Server
8 12 (7.41%) IIS
9 1 (0.62%) Apache
9 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 53 (32.72%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 50 (30.86%) Office 365
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.62%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.22%) DNS
2 27 (16.67%) Skype
3 26 (16.05%) SSL
3 26 (16.05%) TCP/IP
4 20 (12.35%) SNMP
5 13 (8.02%) DHCP
6 12 (7.41%) SAN
7 10 (6.17%) Kerberos
7 10 (6.17%) LDAP
7 10 (6.17%) X.500
8 8 (4.94%) HTTP
8 8 (4.94%) HTTPS
8 8 (4.94%) NetScaler
9 7 (4.32%) Firewall
10 2 (1.23%) Internet
10 2 (1.23%) Intranet
11 1 (0.62%) LAN
11 1 (0.62%) NAS
11 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.56%) HP UFT
1 9 (5.56%) TestDirector
1 9 (5.56%) WinRunner
2 8 (4.94%) StarTeam
3 7 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.62%) MSI
Job Titles
1 14 (8.64%) Analyst
1 14 (8.64%) Test Analyst
2 13 (8.02%) Messaging Specialist
3 10 (6.17%) Active Directory Engineer
3 10 (6.17%) Citrix Engineer
3 10 (6.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (6.17%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 10 (6.17%) Lync Specialist
4 9 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
4 9 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (4.94%) Office 365 Specialist
5 8 (4.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 7 (4.32%) Consultant
6 7 (4.32%) SharePoint Engineer
7 4 (2.47%) Messaging Consultant
7 4 (2.47%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (2.47%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Specialist
8 3 (1.85%) Engineering Specialist
8 3 (1.85%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.79%) .NET
2 7 (4.32%) XML
3 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.62%) CSS
4 1 (0.62%) jQuery
4 1 (0.62%) Middleware
4 1 (0.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (31.48%) Computer Science
2 34 (20.99%) Clustering
3 16 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (7.41%) PKI
5 10 (6.17%) Replication
6 9 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.56%) Data Centre
7 8 (4.94%) PDA
8 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.47%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 97 (59.88%) Windows
2 63 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (36.42%) Windows Server
4 57 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (14.20%) Windows XP
7 22 (13.58%) Windows 7
8 16 (9.88%) AIX
9 10 (6.17%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.47%) Android
10 4 (2.47%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.31%) Load Balancing
1 41 (25.31%) Migration
2 30 (18.52%) ITIL
3 19 (11.73%) Change Management
3 19 (11.73%) Software Testing
4 15 (9.26%) Analytics
4 15 (9.26%) Virtual Environments
5 14 (8.64%) Smoke Testing
5 14 (8.64%) Test Scripting
6 12 (7.41%) Application Packaging
7 10 (6.17%) Unit Testing
8 9 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 9 (5.56%) Validation
9 8 (4.94%) High Availability
9 8 (4.94%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (4.94%) Software Delivery
9 8 (4.94%) Software Distribution
10 6 (3.70%) Content Management
10 6 (3.70%) Database Mirroring
10 6 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 92 (56.79%) PowerShell
2 47 (29.01%) SQL
3 7 (4.32%) C#
3 7 (4.32%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.70%) VBScript
5 4 (2.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 91 (56.17%) Security Cleared
2 77 (47.53%) MCSE
3 74 (45.68%) SC Cleared
4 54 (33.33%) Degree
5 47 (29.01%) MCSA
6 44 (27.16%) MCTS
7 25 (15.43%) MCITP
8 23 (14.20%) MCP
9 17 (10.49%) ISTQB
10 10 (6.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (3.70%) MCSD
13 5 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (2.47%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.62%) CISSP
System Software
1 111 (68.52%) Active Directory
2 25 (15.43%) Hyper-V
3 24 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (9.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 9 (5.56%) vSphere
6 8 (4.94%) Firmware
6 8 (4.94%) XenApp
6 8 (4.94%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.09%) Brightmail
8 1 (0.62%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.62%) UAG
8 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (17.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 29 (17.90%) SCCM
2 20 (12.35%) PowerCLI
3 16 (9.88%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (9.88%) Netcool
4 12 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (2.47%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.23%) OpenView
9 1 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.62%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.62%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.62%) SCOM
9 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 144 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 60 (37.04%) HP
3 54 (33.33%) VMware
4 39 (24.07%) Citrix
5 21 (12.96%) IronPort
6 17 (10.49%) AppSense
6 17 (10.49%) Veritas
7 16 (9.88%) Intel Security
8 12 (7.41%) Altiris
9 1 (0.62%) CA
9 1 (0.62%) Lotus
9 1 (0.62%) Nintex
9 1 (0.62%) Opsware
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle
9 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago