Period
to 23 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2020 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 46 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 +44
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 33 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.87% 3.68% 3.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 13.58% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 42
Median daily rate £500 £440 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +13.18% -22.17%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +25.00% +2.56% -17.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £16.50 -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 149 243 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 43.31% 27.12% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 159 297
Median daily rate £500 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £278 £212 £210
90th Percentile £638 £588 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +21.21% +5.77% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £17.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -6.32% -2.40%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.00 £31.50 £19.59
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +112.12% -5.71% -16.67%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) MCPD
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSL

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) LINQ
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) MCAD
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) MCPD
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft