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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Master (MCM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
3859 3554 3709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.25% 17.06% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2617 2383 2330
Average daily rate £450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 79
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

Microsoft Certified Master
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Microsoft Certified Master also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certified Master.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) CommVault
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (80.00%) Process Management
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) SMTP
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Banking

Microsoft Certified Master
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Microsoft Certified Master also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certified Master. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) SMTP
1 4 (80.00%) SNMP
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Security Technical Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analytics
1 4 (80.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) E-Discovery
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Process Management
1 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) BCP
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) vCloud
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
1 4 (80.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (80.00%) Brocade
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) CommVault
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) VMware