The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certified Master in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certified Master over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Master (MCM)
Rank 429 444 436
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.025% 0.054% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Certified Master
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4042 3698 3914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.71% 15.88% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2568 2472 2590
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 64 78
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.99 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% -10.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.66 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

Microsoft Certified Master
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Microsoft Certified Master Jobs Demand Trend in London

Microsoft Certified Master
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Microsoft Certified Master Daily Rate Trend in London

Microsoft Certified Master
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Certified Master.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

Microsoft Certified Master
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Architect
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) VMware