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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 65 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 31.86% 29.65% 18.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.93% 39.23% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 24
Median daily rate £320 £310 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £340 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.33 £17.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+13.70% +0.47%
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
176 130 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 86.27% 75.58% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 104 101
Median daily rate £328 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 64 £320 +3.22%
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 89 (89.90%) Microsoft
2 68 (68.69%) Active Directory
3 54 (54.55%) Windows
4 51 (51.52%) MCSE
4 51 (51.52%) Security Cleared
5 45 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (43.43%) SC Cleared
7 42 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (41.41%) SharePoint
9 39 (39.39%) Office 365
10 38 (38.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (35.35%) MCTS
12 34 (34.34%) PowerShell
12 34 (34.34%) HP
13 31 (31.31%) Computer Science
13 31 (31.31%) Degree
13 31 (31.31%) Windows Server
14 28 (28.28%) OpenStack
14 28 (28.28%) MCSA
14 28 (28.28%) Clustering
15 25 (25.25%) MS Excel
15 25 (25.25%) Load Balancing
16 23 (23.23%) Skype for Business
17 22 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
17 22 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
17 22 (22.22%) Windows XP
17 22 (22.22%) MS Exchange
17 22 (22.22%) Migration
18 21 (21.21%) Windows 7
19 20 (20.20%) SCCM

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 41 (41.41%) SharePoint
2 28 (28.28%) OpenStack
3 23 (23.23%) Skype for Business
4 22 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (8.08%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (4.04%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (25.25%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (39.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.18%) Skype
2 12 (12.12%) DNS
3 11 (11.11%) SNMP
3 11 (11.11%) SSL
3 11 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 10 (10.10%) Kerberos
4 10 (10.10%) LDAP
4 10 (10.10%) X.500
5 9 (9.09%) HTTP
5 9 (9.09%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.03%) SAN
7 2 (2.02%) DHCP
7 2 (2.02%) Internet
7 2 (2.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.01%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.01%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.01%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (14.14%) Analyst
1 14 (14.14%) Test Analyst
2 12 (12.12%) Messaging Specialist
3 10 (10.10%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Lync Specialist
4 8 (8.08%) Active Directory Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 8 (8.08%) Office 365 Specialist
5 5 (5.05%) SCCM Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (3.03%) Consultant
6 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) Mobility Specialist
6 3 (3.03%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) Tester
6 3 (3.03%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.02%) Active Directory Consultant
7 2 (2.02%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) .NET
1 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.31%) Computer Science
2 28 (28.28%) Clustering
3 14 (14.14%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (12.12%) PKI
5 10 (10.10%) Replication
6 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.01%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 54 (54.55%) Windows
2 45 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (38.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (31.31%) Windows Server
6 22 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 21 (21.21%) Windows 7
8 16 (16.16%) AIX
9 15 (15.15%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.04%) Android
10 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.25%) Load Balancing
2 22 (22.22%) Migration
3 19 (19.19%) ITIL
4 17 (17.17%) Change Management
4 17 (17.17%) Software Testing
5 14 (14.14%) Server Virtualisation
6 13 (13.13%) Test Scripting
7 12 (12.12%) Smoke Testing
7 12 (12.12%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (9.09%) Analytics
8 9 (9.09%) Software Distribution
9 8 (8.08%) Validation
10 7 (7.07%) Application Packaging
10 7 (7.07%) Service Design
11 6 (6.06%) Software Delivery
12 4 (4.04%) Unit Testing
13 3 (3.03%) High Availability
14 2 (2.02%) Change Control
14 2 (2.02%) Project Management
14 2 (2.02%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.34%) PowerShell
2 19 (19.19%) SQL
3 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (51.52%) MCSE
1 51 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 43 (43.43%) SC Cleared
3 35 (35.35%) MCTS
4 31 (31.31%) Degree
5 28 (28.28%) MCSA
6 17 (17.17%) ISTQB
6 17 (17.17%) MCITP
7 15 (15.15%) MCP
8 10 (10.10%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (7.07%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (2.02%) CISSP
11 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 68 (68.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.16%) Hyper-V
3 11 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (6.06%) Firmware
5 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (4.04%) Brightmail
7 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (20.20%) SCCM
2 19 (19.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (16.16%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (16.16%) Netcool
4 5 (5.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (4.04%) AirWatch
5 4 (4.04%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 89 (89.90%) Microsoft
2 34 (34.34%) HP
3 19 (19.19%) Citrix
4 16 (16.16%) Intel Security
4 16 (16.16%) Veritas
5 12 (12.12%) IronPort
6 10 (10.10%) VMware
7 5 (5.05%) Altiris
8 4 (4.04%) AppSense