Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 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
West Midlands > Herefordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 8 18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire - 14.58% 6.59%
As % of the Qualifications category - 26.92% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 6
Herefordshire median daily rate - £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.78% +28.57%
West Midlands median daily rate £394 £330 £318
% change year-on-year +19.32% +3.94% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Herefordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.38 £15.43 £17.24
% change year-on-year -13.29% -10.53% +20.75%

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 Herefordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Herefordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9 26 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 28.13% 54.17% 50.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 24
Herefordshire median daily rate £375 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -19.44% +28.57%
10th Percentile £346 £275 £290
90th Percentile £457 £500 £523
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Herefordshire median hourly rate - £14.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.71% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +25.51% -22.07% +46.23%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Herefordshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Herefordshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Herefordshire