The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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 Certification
Berkshire / Maidenhead
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead - - 8.91%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £330 £333
% change year-on-year -3.03% -1.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.52 £24.06 £18.50
% change year-on-year -6.40% +30.05%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead.

Academic & Professional Certification
Maidenhead
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 35 30 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 28.23% 22.90% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 13
Median daily rate £311 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.18% +0.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.18 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidenhead citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Maidenhead

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Maidenhead

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (100.00%) CloudFront
1 1 (100.00%) G Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware