Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 90 91
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.52% 0.81% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.72% 3.45% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 10
Bristol median daily rate £475 £352 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.94% +46.67% -43.53%
10th Percentile £342 £225 £115
90th Percentile £563 £379 £406
South West median daily rate £438 £352 £350
% change year-on-year +24.29% +0.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £14.55 -
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £13.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +138.46% -23.53% -10.53%

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 331 377 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.22% 23.55% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 251 300
Bristol median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £226 £256 £245
90th Percentile £550 £614 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.23% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 23
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +114.29% -51.92%
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -26.92% -4.88% +7.89%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
2 5 (55.56%) MCSA
3 4 (44.44%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (22.22%) TypeScript
5 2 (22.22%) Android Development
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js

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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Extranet
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 1 (11.11%) Law
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Expert
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Legal Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
1 2 (22.22%) React
1 2 (22.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Android
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Android Development
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (11.11%) MCDST
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) MOS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas