The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 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
West Sussex / Crawley
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 26 16
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 2.97% 2.12% 4.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 13.33% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £463 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.02% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £311
% change year-on-year -8.57% +12.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.09 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% +28.57%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley.

Academic & Professional Certification
Crawley
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 33 30 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 32.67% 15.87% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 10
Median daily rate £388 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £280 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £472 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £52.50 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% +29.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Crawley

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Crawley

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Crawley

Microsoft Certification
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Crawley region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) MCSD
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Migration

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Lead DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Matrix Organization
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSD
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft