The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 51 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.85% 0.68% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 1.42% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £388 £415 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +88.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £415 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £459 £296
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.88% +16.66%
Microsoft Certification
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
283 212 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 60.34% 48.29% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 114 81
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £349 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 17
Median hourly rate £27.50 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.78% +8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.50 £26.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.50 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 2 £278 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) MCTS
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) MCITP
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) MCSD
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) MCAD
5 2 (22.22%) VBScript
5 2 (22.22%) .NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) InfoPath
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) WSDL
3 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Auditing
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) MODAF
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) MCTS
3 3 (33.33%) MCITP
3 3 (33.33%) MCSD
4 2 (22.22%) MCAD
5 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) MCDST
5 1 (11.11%) MCP
5 1 (11.11%) MCSA
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Xen
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (11.11%) SCDPM
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) SCOrch
3 1 (11.11%) SCSM
3 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy