Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 January 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 Certification
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 34 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.39% 1.27% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% 5.33% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Middlesex median daily rate £300 £313 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -43.18% -
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £21.58 £23.19 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.95% +15.95% +17.65%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Middlesex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 32 75 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 12.50% 23.89% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 49 28
Middlesex median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% -4.35%
10th Percentile £204 £263 £286
90th Percentile £557 £516 £504
South East median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Middlesex median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +33.33% -46.58%
10th Percentile £31.25 £17.50 £14.50
90th Percentile £33.75 £22.50 £15.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.34 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.11% -33.31% +105.88%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Middlesex

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Middlesex

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow