The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Microsoft Certified Master qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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 Certified Master (MCM)
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 431 432
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.005% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.027% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
London median daily rate - £675 -
England median daily rate £331 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -33.75% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Microsoft Certified Master 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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3411 3681 3624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.41% 17.01% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4527 5250 4476
London median daily rate £475 £451 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.43% +6.00%  
10th Percentile £300 £263 £225
90th Percentile £638 £650 £600
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 64 172
London median hourly rate £18.85 £19.02 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.86% -22.38%  
10th Percentile £12.88 £12.88 £15.02
90th Percentile £50.00 £33.00 £52.17
England median hourly rate £32.50 £27.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.90% +23.55%  

Microsoft Certified Master
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Microsoft Certified Master as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certified Master in London

Microsoft Certified Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certified Master in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Certified Master.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations

Microsoft Certified Master
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware