Period
to 25 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 January 2022 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 Wales > Newport
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 46 18 44
Rank change year-on-year -28 +26 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 12 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 0.84% 6.25% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 11.54% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
10th Percentile £421 £169 -
25th Percentile £432 £183 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £452 £198 £300
Median % change year-on-year +128.28% -34.00% -36.84%
75th Percentile £470 £350 -
90th Percentile £481 £463 -
South Wales median daily rate £427 £198 £300
% change year-on-year +115.68% -34.00% -31.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £23.40 -
South Wales median hourly rate - £24.00 -

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 Newport with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Newport
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 227 104 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 63.59% 54.17% 48.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 69 112
10th Percentile £270 £216 £229
25th Percentile £463 £400 £391
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £460
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +3.26% -3.16%
75th Percentile £613 £525 £525
90th Percentile £650 £553 £550
South Wales median daily rate £509 £425 £455
% change year-on-year +19.65% -6.59% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 5
10th Percentile £20.75 £16.31 £11.57
25th Percentile £45.63 £17.15 £13.17
Median hourly rate £46.25 £22.18 £41.00
Median % change year-on-year +108.52% -45.90% +178.82%
75th Percentile £47.40 £24.10 £42.00
90th Percentile - £24.96 -
South Wales median hourly rate £46.25 £22.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year +105.56% -17.43% +81.67%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Newport

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Newport

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Newport

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 Newport region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware