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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 51 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.40% 0.87% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 1.67% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £519 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £352 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £454 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £18.25 £15.81
% change year-on-year
+46.57% +15.41%
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
281 240 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 56.88% 52.40% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 148 81
Median daily rate £403 £415 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% +6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £278 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £483 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £11.78 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £27.50 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +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 27 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) MCTS
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) SQL

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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) InfoPath
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) WSDL
2 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) MODAF
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Security Auditing
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) MCTS
3 2 (28.57%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) MCSD
4 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCAD
4 1 (14.29%) MCDST
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
4 1 (14.29%) Docker
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
3 1 (14.29%) SCSM
3 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy