Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 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 London > Croydon
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 55 44
Rank change year-on-year -38 -11 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.58% 3.04% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 5.40% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
Croydon median daily rate £850 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.89% -10.00% +5.26%
South London median daily rate £825 £438 £330
% change year-on-year +88.57% +32.58% -30.53%
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 650 278 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 63.17% 56.28% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 151 128
Croydon median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £356 £358 £300
90th Percentile £688 £588 £617
South London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -16.04%
10th Percentile £13.20 £14.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £15.90 £14.00 £14.75
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £47.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +1.06% -6.00% +217.06%

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 22 January 2018, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCIE
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) DMZ
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 6 (100.00%) VPLS
1 6 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Master's Degree
4 2 (33.33%) CCSP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) DMZ
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) VPLS
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Security Architect
3 3 (50.00%) Information Architect
3 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance Architect
3 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance Leader
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Architect
3 3 (50.00%) Lead Architect
3 3 (50.00%) Lead Security Architect
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP Architect
4 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall Architect
5 1 (16.67%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCIE
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) CCSA
4 2 (33.33%) CCSP
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper