Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.46% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Cheltenham median daily rate £400 - -
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £500 -
% change year-on-year -25.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £17.50 -

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 97 55 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 47.09% 39.01% 47.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 51
Cheltenham median daily rate £475 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +43.75% -1.84%
10th Percentile £263 £450 £263
90th Percentile £538 £663 £563
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Cheltenham median hourly rate £30.00 £17.35 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.91% -59.18% +226.92%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.96 £16.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £17.49 £79.50
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Cheltenham

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix