The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 7 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 77 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 29.96% 13.89% 19.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.81% 25.00% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 11 28
Median daily rate £320 £338 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £17.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+27.94% +0.95%
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
215 60 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 83.66% 55.56% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 47 115
Median daily rate £325 £328 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £50.00 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% -69.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

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 Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Erskine +1 76 £320 -5.18% 1
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 147 (89.09%) Microsoft
2 114 (69.09%) Active Directory
3 99 (60.00%) Windows
4 92 (55.76%) Security Cleared
4 92 (55.76%) PowerShell
5 78 (47.27%) MCSE
6 75 (45.45%) SC Cleared
7 64 (38.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (36.36%) HP
8 60 (36.36%) Windows Server
9 58 (35.15%) OpenStack
9 58 (35.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 54 (32.73%) MS Excel
10 54 (32.73%) SharePoint
10 54 (32.73%) Degree
10 54 (32.73%) VMware
11 51 (30.91%) Computer Science
11 51 (30.91%) Office 365
12 49 (29.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 48 (29.09%) MCSA
13 48 (29.09%) SQL
14 47 (28.48%) MCTS
15 41 (24.85%) Migration
15 41 (24.85%) Load Balancing
16 40 (24.24%) Citrix
17 38 (23.03%) MS Exchange
17 38 (23.03%) Exchange Server 2010
17 38 (23.03%) Exchange Server 2013
18 37 (22.42%) DNS
19 36 (21.82%) SQL Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 58 (35.15%) OpenStack
2 54 (32.73%) SharePoint
3 38 (23.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (23.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 38 (23.03%) MS Exchange
4 33 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 24 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (11.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
8 12 (7.27%) IIS
9 1 (0.61%) Apache
9 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 54 (32.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 51 (30.91%) Office 365
2 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (22.42%) DNS
2 27 (16.36%) Skype
2 27 (16.36%) SSL
2 27 (16.36%) TCP/IP
3 21 (12.73%) SNMP
4 13 (7.88%) DHCP
5 12 (7.27%) SAN
6 11 (6.67%) Kerberos
6 11 (6.67%) LDAP
6 11 (6.67%) X.500
7 8 (4.85%) HTTP
7 8 (4.85%) HTTPS
7 8 (4.85%) NetScaler
8 7 (4.24%) Firewall
9 2 (1.21%) Internet
9 2 (1.21%) Intranet
10 1 (0.61%) LAN
10 1 (0.61%) NAS
10 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.45%) HP UFT
1 9 (5.45%) StarTeam
1 9 (5.45%) TestDirector
1 9 (5.45%) WinRunner
2 7 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.24%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.61%) MSI
General
1 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (8.48%) Analyst
1 14 (8.48%) Test Analyst
2 13 (7.88%) Messaging Specialist
3 11 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 10 (6.06%) Citrix Engineer
4 10 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (6.06%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 10 (6.06%) Lync Specialist
5 9 (5.45%) Integration Engineer
5 9 (5.45%) Wintel Engineer
6 8 (4.85%) Office 365 Specialist
6 8 (4.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 7 (4.24%) Consultant
7 7 (4.24%) SharePoint Engineer
8 4 (2.42%) Messaging Consultant
8 4 (2.42%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (2.42%) SCCM Engineer
8 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Specialist
9 3 (1.82%) Engineering Specialist
9 3 (1.82%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.67%) .NET
2 7 (4.24%) XML
3 4 (2.42%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.61%) CSS
4 1 (0.61%) jQuery
4 1 (0.61%) Middleware
4 1 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (30.91%) Computer Science
2 35 (21.21%) Clustering
3 16 (9.70%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (7.88%) PKI
5 11 (6.67%) Replication
6 9 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.45%) Data Centre
7 8 (4.85%) PDA
8 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.42%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 99 (60.00%) Windows
2 64 (38.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 58 (35.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (29.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (14.55%) Windows 7
6 24 (14.55%) Windows XP
7 17 (10.30%) AIX
8 11 (6.67%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.42%) Android
9 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.85%) Load Balancing
1 41 (24.85%) Migration
2 30 (18.18%) ITIL
3 20 (12.12%) Change Management
3 20 (12.12%) Software Testing
4 15 (9.09%) Analytics
4 15 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
5 14 (8.48%) Smoke Testing
5 14 (8.48%) Test Scripting
6 12 (7.27%) Application Packaging
7 10 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 9 (5.45%) Server Virtualisation
8 9 (5.45%) Test Automation
8 9 (5.45%) Validation
9 8 (4.85%) High Availability
9 8 (4.85%) Software Delivery
9 8 (4.85%) Software Distribution
10 6 (3.64%) Content Management
10 6 (3.64%) Database Mirroring
10 6 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 92 (55.76%) PowerShell
2 48 (29.09%) SQL
3 7 (4.24%) C#
3 7 (4.24%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.64%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.64%) VBScript
5 4 (2.42%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 92 (55.76%) Security Cleared
2 78 (47.27%) MCSE
3 75 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 54 (32.73%) Degree
5 48 (29.09%) MCSA
6 47 (28.48%) MCTS
7 26 (15.76%) MCITP
8 25 (15.15%) MCP
9 18 (10.91%) ISTQB
10 10 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (3.64%) MCSD
13 5 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.61%) CISSP
System Software
1 114 (69.09%) Active Directory
2 26 (15.76%) Hyper-V
3 24 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (9.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (5.45%) VMware ESX
5 9 (5.45%) vSphere
6 8 (4.85%) Firmware
6 8 (4.85%) XenApp
6 8 (4.85%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.03%) Brightmail
8 1 (0.61%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.61%) UAG
8 1 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (17.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 29 (17.58%) SCCM
2 20 (12.12%) PowerCLI
3 17 (10.30%) McAfee ePO
3 17 (10.30%) Netcool
4 12 (7.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (2.42%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.21%) OpenView
9 1 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.61%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.61%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.61%) SCOM
9 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 147 (89.09%) Microsoft
2 60 (36.36%) HP
3 54 (32.73%) VMware
4 40 (24.24%) Citrix
5 21 (12.73%) IronPort
6 18 (10.91%) Veritas
7 17 (10.30%) AppSense
7 17 (10.30%) Intel Security
8 12 (7.27%) Altiris
9 1 (0.61%) CA
9 1 (0.61%) Lotus
9 1 (0.61%) Nintex
9 1 (0.61%) Opsware
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle
9 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago