The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 40 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.63% 0.35% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.26% 1.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.24 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £17.00 £15.89
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +7.01%

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

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
47 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.87% 24.91% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 63 55
Median daily rate £300 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £125 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £21.29 £37.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.45% +92.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £15.50 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £67.50 £22.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) Line Management
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) CMDB
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (25.00%) SAP
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (12.50%) C#
7 1 (12.50%) CCNA
7 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) WinForms

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365 Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Rollout Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Rollout Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
1 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) CMDB
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Line Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Records Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle