Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 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
South Wales > Bridgend
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 8 14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bridgend - 5.56% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category - 14.29% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Bridgend median daily rate - £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
South Wales median daily rate £450 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +20.00% +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bridgend median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year +1.56% -72.17% +194.87%

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 Bridgend with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bridgend
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bridgend 26.32% 38.89% 65.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 22
Bridgend median daily rate £281 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £149 £379 £336
90th Percentile £494 £460 £475
South Wales median daily rate £438 £379 £400
% change year-on-year +15.51% -5.31% +13.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bridgend median hourly rate - £13.00 -
South Wales median hourly rate £18.19 £35.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -48.04% -23.91% +100.00%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bridgend

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Bridgend

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Bridgend

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Bridgend