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 3 months to 25 April 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
South West / Devon
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 29 34
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon - 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.72% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £321
% change year-on-year -17.85% +9.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.28 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.96% +21.83%  

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 Devon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Devon
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 101 58 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 34.35% 32.22% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 38 23
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +65.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.35 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +40.00%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 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 25 April 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 Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CNA
1 1 (100.00%) CNE
1 1 (100.00%) Novell Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Novell
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware

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%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Server Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CNA
1 1 (100.00%) CNE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Novell
1 1 (100.00%) VMware