Period
to 30 May 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 30 May 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 71 62
Rank change year-on-year +25 -9 +23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 15 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.20% 1.40% 3.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.76% 5.07% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 34
Median daily rate £400 £475 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.75% +11.97% -8.32%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £462 £425
% change year-on-year -13.47% +8.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 - £17.00

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 191 296 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 38.20% 27.61% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 183 264
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -9.64%
10th Percentile £287 £234 £220
90th Percentile £638 £625 £509
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £450 £381
% change year-on-year - +18.27% -7.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 38
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £15.75 £13.65 £11.37
90th Percentile £32.79 £49.63 £55.00
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.48% +5.00% -2.78%

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 30 May 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 7 (63.64%) IIS
1 7 (63.64%) MCSA
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) SLA
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) CRM
3 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) LINQ
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (36.36%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (36.36%) MCITP

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 7 (63.64%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (27.27%) Public Sector
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Wintel Support
3 3 (27.27%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) CRM Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) LINQ
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) XSL
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) MCSA
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) MCAD
4 4 (36.36%) MCITP
4 4 (36.36%) MCPD
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (18.18%) CCNA
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) UAG
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Computacenter
2 3 (27.27%) Remedy
2 3 (27.27%) VMware