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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 7 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 10.42% 4.00% -
As % of the Qualifications category 27.78% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £463 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +7.79%

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
18 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 37.50% 18.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 0
Median daily rate £425 £493 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) MCSD
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Security
5 1 (11.11%) EPoS
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) MCP

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 4 (44.44%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Senior SharePoint Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint Architect
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) CRM
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Security
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) MCSD
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) VMware