Period
to 21 February 2018

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 6 months to 21 February 2018 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
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 19 23
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 17.78% 5.43% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.33% 12.82% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Basildon median daily rate £233 £325 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.46% +170.83% -
Essex median daily rate £205 £325 £328
% change year-on-year -36.92% -0.76% +57.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basildon median hourly rate - - -
Essex median hourly rate - £16.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year - -89.00% -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Basildon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 33.33% 42.39% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 2
Basildon median daily rate £233 £350 £181
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.57% +93.37% -19.56%
10th Percentile £148 £210 £132
90th Percentile £486 £528 £230
Essex median daily rate £431 £350 £394
% change year-on-year +23.21% -11.11% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Basildon median hourly rate £38.26 £37.75 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.95% -16.30%
Essex median hourly rate £38.26 £34.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +10.90% -19.77% +8.86%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Basildon over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Basildon region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCA
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCP
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (62.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (50.00%) Internet
5 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (37.50%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (37.50%) NHS
6 3 (37.50%) LAN
6 3 (37.50%) WLAN
6 3 (37.50%) WAN
7 2 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (25.00%) System Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 1 (12.50%) WebEx
8 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
8 1 (12.50%) Wireless
8 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (12.50%) German Language

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) WLAN
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) WebEx
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) German Language
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) NHS
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCA
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCP
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) MCSA
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft