Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 - 50
Rank change year-on-year - +50 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 1.08% - 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.65% - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Bracknell median daily rate £450 - £260
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £338 £368
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.16% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.06 £21.55
% change year-on-year +11.37% -20.84% +26.24%

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 Bracknell with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bracknell
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 129 154 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 23.33% 27.07% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 63 46
Bracknell median daily rate £260 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +9.38% -8.57%
10th Percentile £155 £215 £162
90th Percentile £456 £518 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 23
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -28.57% -77.49%
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year - -59.55% +62.63%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Bracknell

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Bracknell

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Ansible
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) BMC
5 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Wyse
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (33.33%) AWS Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Azure Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
1 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) AppSense
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ThinPrint
2 1 (16.67%) Wyse