Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 February 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 West > Devon
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 52 52
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.21% 0.57% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 1.72% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Devon median daily rate £140 - £185
10th Percentile £135 - £178
90th Percentile £145 - £193
South West median daily rate £400 £406 £310
% change year-on-year -1.54% +31.05% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £16.22 - £13.00

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 Devon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Devon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 143 174 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 30.11% 33.21% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 106 87
Devon median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £306 £209 £178
90th Percentile £613 £563 £579
South West median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 6
Devon median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +218.58% -66.76%
10th Percentile £36.50 £20.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £48.20 £35.80
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +23.08% -15.58% -6.67%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Devon

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Devon

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) PMO
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware