The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick 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 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 23 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.14% 1.82% 7.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 7.69% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.53 £16.67 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+53.14% +4.18%
Microsoft Certification
West Sussex

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

Qualifications Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
34 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 38.64% 23.64% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 6
Median daily rate £365 £120 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+204.16% -65.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £120 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £51.50 £16.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) CRM
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) MCP
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 5 (55.56%) Law
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (55.56%) Case Management
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 3 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) MCSA
6 1 (11.11%) MCSD
6 1 (11.11%) Windows

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (55.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) CRM Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 5 (55.56%) Case Management
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCP
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) MCSD
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Intel Security