The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certified Master in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certified Master over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Master (MCM)
UK
Rank 596 628 607
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -21
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.011% 0.009% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £675 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +58.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9337 11050 10583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.85% 21.27% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6009 6880 6053
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 437 497
Median hourly rate £30.00 £39.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +80.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.47 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

Microsoft Certified Master
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certified Master Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microsoft Certified Master
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master within the UK.

Microsoft Certified Master Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Microsoft Certified Master
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +28 1 £525 -22.22%
London +17 1 £525 -22.22%

Microsoft Certified Master
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Microsoft Certified Master.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security

Microsoft Certified Master
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware