The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certified Master in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certified Master over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Master (MCM)
Rank 145 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.032% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft Certified Master
England

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
650 428 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.56% 17.95% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 260 201
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 33
Median hourly rate £25.06 £30.00 £20.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% +48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.02 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

Microsoft Certified Master
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Microsoft Certified Master
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master across the West Midlands region.

Microsoft Certified Master Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft Certified Master
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -
Microsoft Certified Master
England

Microsoft Certified Master
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Certified Master.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Microsoft Certified Master
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft