Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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 London > Croydon
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 93 59
Rank change year-on-year -16 -34 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.099% 0.58% 2.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.92% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 11
Croydon median daily rate - £850 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +88.89% -10.00%
South London median daily rate £180 £825 £438
% change year-on-year -78.18% +88.57% +32.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - £25.00 -

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 Croydon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Croydon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 545 649 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 53.96% 63.19% 55.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 450 152
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £378 £356 £358
90th Percentile £631 £688 £588
South London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% - +3.70%
South London median hourly rate £41.13 £47.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year -13.41% +1.06% -6.00%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Croydon

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft