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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Surrey / Staines
Rank 22 18 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 1.56% 3.85% -
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £311
% change year-on-year -8.57% +12.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +40.74%  

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 14 15 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staines 10.94% 19.23% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Median daily rate £375 £500 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staines citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Staines.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Staines

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) IaaS
3 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) PaaS
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X

Microsoft Certification
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Mac Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Cryptography Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) CA