Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - +41 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.48% - 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.84% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Slough median daily rate £424 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £263 £390
% change year-on-year +71.43% -32.69% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.38 £45.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year -56.93% +110.97% -1.02%

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 Slough with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Slough
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 51 44 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 18.82% 17.05% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 61
Slough median daily rate £450 £405 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +14.89% -6.00%
10th Percentile £331 £278 £275
90th Percentile £626 £533 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +182.76% -17.66%
10th Percentile £20.00 £40.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.10 £14.25 £21.33
% change year-on-year -8.07% -33.19% +5.33%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Slough

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Slough

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Slough over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in Slough

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) OLTP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Veeam
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (50.00%) Power BI
3 2 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) PowerCLI
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) OLTP
1 2 (50.00%) Power BI
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Power BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Veeam
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Lumension
3 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Wonderware