The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staines with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
Surrey > Staines
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 18 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 1.04% 5.63% 4.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 40.91% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Staines median daily rate £475 - -
Surrey median daily rate £258 £375 £318
% change year-on-year -31.33% +18.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Staines median hourly rate - - £15.50
Surrey median hourly rate £14.75 £46.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -67.93% +155.55%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Staines.

Academic & Professional Certification
Staines
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 12 22 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staines 12.50% 13.75% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 26
Staines median daily rate £368 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.08% -10.00%  
10th Percentile £260 £340 £319
90th Percentile £508 £486 £519
Surrey median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 25
Staines median hourly rate - - £15.50
Surrey median hourly rate £19.00 £60.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -68.33% +228.76%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Staines

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Staines

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Staines

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Staines region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MCSD
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Master's Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCSD
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware