The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certification
Essex > Basildon
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 11 20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon - 6.06% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category - 25.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Basildon median daily rate - £255 -
Essex median daily rate £269 £250 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basildon median hourly rate - - -
Essex median hourly rate - £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Basildon
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8 8 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basildon 47.06% 24.24% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 2
Basildon median daily rate £292 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.60% -9.09%  
10th Percentile £133 £225 £263
90th Percentile £750 £316 £288
Essex median daily rate £401 £265 £413
% change year-on-year +51.41% -35.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Basildon median hourly rate £46.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.77% -  
Essex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.70 £21.50
% change year-on-year +29.68% +61.39%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Basildon

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basildon.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Basildon

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Basildon

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Basildon

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Basildon region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) WebEx
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basildon 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WebEx
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft