Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for MCSM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 June 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 Certified Solutions Master (MCSM)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing MCSM 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.44% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

MCSM 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 Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 91 104 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.83% 19.19% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 67 112
Kent median daily rate £350 £368 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +6.91% -17.91%
10th Percentile £150 £123 £173
90th Percentile £565 £471 £511
South East median daily rate £425 £409 £400
% change year-on-year +3.91% +2.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £27.38 £147.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.09% -81.44% +292.08%
10th Percentile £31.43 £20.94 £17.48
90th Percentile £45.75 £29.92 £183.75
South East median hourly rate £37.25 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +86.25% -42.86% +55.56%

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MCSM 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 Kent region with a requirement for MCSM.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) OneDrive
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 2 (100.00%) Web Filtering

MCSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft