Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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 Certified Master (MCM)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 631 614 612
Rank change year-on-year -17 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.002% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.013% 0.026% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
London median daily rate - £425 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.09% +31.43%
England median daily rate - £325 £575
% change year-on-year - -43.48% +31.43%
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 contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7756 7657 7532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.62% 17.18% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5164 4938 4968
London median daily rate £475 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 111 143
London median hourly rate £21.02 £19.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.77% -4.88% +17.14%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.50 £12.06
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £48.57
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%

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 20 November 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%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) MCSM
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server

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%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware