Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 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 West > Devon
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 - 48
Rank change year-on-year - +48 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.65% - 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.88% - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Devon median daily rate £109 - -
South West median daily rate £363 £160 £285
% change year-on-year +126.56% -43.86% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +137.31% -20.45% +57.14%

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 160 181 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 34.41% 30.83% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 129 71
Devon median daily rate £386 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £188 £269 £175
90th Percentile £515 £517 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 14
Devon median hourly rate £27.75 £40.25 £48.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.06% -16.58% +216.39%
10th Percentile £14.38 £32.75 £22.50
90th Percentile £47.75 £47.83 £53.11
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +4.56% +19.40% -16.25%

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

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Devon region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 1 - - 7
Exmouth - 1 £108 -
Plymouth - 1 £110 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP

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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) VMware