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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 21 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.92% 22.60% 11.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 28.45% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 12
Median daily rate £340 £320 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -7.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £17.75 £15.64
% change year-on-year
-11.26% +13.52%

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
38 116 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 73.08% 79.45% 70.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 83 62
Median daily rate £324 £340 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.77% -5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Renfrew - 1 £340 -
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 76 (93.83%) Microsoft
2 59 (72.84%) Active Directory
3 44 (54.32%) Security Cleared
4 43 (53.09%) MCSE
5 40 (49.38%) Windows
6 37 (45.68%) SC Cleared
7 36 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (41.98%) SharePoint
9 32 (39.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (39.51%) Office 365
10 30 (37.04%) Degree
10 30 (37.04%) Computer Science
11 28 (34.57%) MCTS
12 27 (33.33%) PowerShell
13 26 (32.10%) HP
14 25 (30.86%) OpenStack
14 25 (30.86%) Windows Server
15 22 (27.16%) MS Excel
15 22 (27.16%) Clustering
16 20 (24.69%) Skype for Business
17 19 (23.46%) Skype
18 18 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
18 18 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
18 18 (22.22%) Load Balancing
18 18 (22.22%) Migration
18 18 (22.22%) MCSA
18 18 (22.22%) ITIL
18 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
19 17 (20.99%) Windows XP

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 34 (41.98%) SharePoint
2 25 (30.86%) OpenStack
3 20 (24.69%) Skype for Business
4 18 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (9.88%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (4.94%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (27.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (39.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.46%) Skype
2 12 (14.81%) DNS
3 10 (12.35%) Kerberos
3 10 (12.35%) LDAP
3 10 (12.35%) X.500
4 8 (9.88%) HTTP
4 8 (9.88%) HTTPS
5 7 (8.64%) SNMP
5 7 (8.64%) SSL
5 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.47%) DHCP
6 2 (2.47%) Internet
6 2 (2.47%) Intranet
7 1 (1.23%) Firewall
7 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (12.35%) Analyst
1 10 (12.35%) Integration Engineer
1 10 (12.35%) Lync Specialist
1 10 (12.35%) Messaging Specialist
1 10 (12.35%) Test Analyst
2 8 (9.88%) Active Directory Engineer
2 8 (9.88%) Office 365 Specialist
3 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (3.70%) Consultant
4 3 (3.70%) Mobility Specialist
4 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 3 (3.70%) Tester
5 2 (2.47%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Management Specialist
5 2 (2.47%) Mobility Engineer
5 2 (2.47%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (1.23%) Designer
6 1 (1.23%) Hardware Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) .NET
1 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 22 (27.16%) Clustering
3 13 (16.05%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (13.58%) PKI
5 10 (12.35%) Replication
6 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (49.38%) Windows
2 36 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 36 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (39.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (30.86%) Windows Server
5 17 (20.99%) Windows 7
5 17 (20.99%) Windows XP
6 12 (14.81%) AIX
6 12 (14.81%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.94%) Android
7 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) ITIL
1 18 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 18 (22.22%) Migration
2 13 (16.05%) Server Virtualisation
3 12 (14.81%) Change Management
3 12 (14.81%) Software Testing
4 11 (13.58%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (12.35%) Test Scripting
6 9 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
7 8 (9.88%) Analytics
7 8 (9.88%) Software Distribution
8 7 (8.64%) Application Packaging
8 7 (8.64%) Service Design
8 7 (8.64%) Validation
9 6 (7.41%) Software Delivery
10 5 (6.17%) Customer Requirements
11 3 (3.70%) Personalization
12 2 (2.47%) Change Control
12 2 (2.47%) Project Management
13 1 (1.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 13 (16.05%) SQL
3 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (54.32%) Security Cleared
2 43 (53.09%) MCSE
3 37 (45.68%) SC Cleared
4 30 (37.04%) Degree
5 28 (34.57%) MCTS
6 18 (22.22%) MCSA
7 15 (18.52%) MCP
8 14 (17.28%) MCITP
9 12 (14.81%) ISTQB
10 9 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (8.64%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.23%) CISSP
System Software
1 59 (72.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.05%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (7.41%) Firmware
5 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (19.75%) SCCM
2 14 (17.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (14.81%) Netcool
4 4 (4.94%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.23%) SCOM
5 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (93.83%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.10%) HP
3 16 (19.75%) Citrix
4 12 (14.81%) Intel Security
4 12 (14.81%) Veritas
5 8 (9.88%) IronPort
6 4 (4.94%) AppSense
6 4 (4.94%) VMware
7 1 (1.23%) Altiris