Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 July 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 100 95
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.44% 0.53% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.05% 2.22% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Bristol median daily rate £500 £352 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.05% -2.22% +25.22%
10th Percentile £322 £205 £171
90th Percentile £563 £419 £412
South West median daily rate £300 £313 £375
% change year-on-year -4.00% -16.67% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £40.00
South West median hourly rate £36.27 - £22.00

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 Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 390 405 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.28% 23.66% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 275 312
Bristol median daily rate £400 £380 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.62% +3.00%
10th Percentile £220 £250 £263
90th Percentile £550 £584 £588
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 19
Bristol median hourly rate £40.25 £34.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -11.54% +14.04%
10th Percentile £25.73 £15.75 £24.90
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.13 £46.60
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.83% - -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in Bristol

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) MCSA
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) NsoIT
4 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
4 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (25.00%) Android Development
4 2 (25.00%) React
4 2 (25.00%) Skype
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
3 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Extranet
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Legal Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) React
1 2 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Android Development
2 2 (25.00%) NsoIT
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Critical Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCSA
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (12.50%) MCDST
3 1 (12.50%) MOS
3 1 (12.50%) OCA
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas