Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 44 46
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.24% 0.46% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 1.82% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Liverpool median daily rate - £363 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +107.14% -
Merseyside median daily rate £220 £363 £175
% change year-on-year -39.31% +107.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Liverpool median hourly rate - - £14.50
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £14.50

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 Liverpool with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Liverpool
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 66 110 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 15.94% 25.11% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 64 95
Liverpool median daily rate £360 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -1.84% -4.12%
10th Percentile £216 £254 £251
90th Percentile £468 £518 £700
Merseyside median daily rate £360 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Liverpool median hourly rate £19.50 - £22.50
10th Percentile £17.73 - £13.63
90th Percentile £22.68 - £26.97
Merseyside median hourly rate £19.50 - £22.50

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Liverpool

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Project Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Rollout Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware