Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 55 65
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.14% 1.17% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 5.19% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 4
Swindon median daily rate - £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -28.57% +39.30%
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +48.44% -1.54% +29.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year - -7.14% -26.32%

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 Swindon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Swindon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 122 154 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 16.67% 22.48% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 108 171
Swindon median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £251 £275
90th Percentile £500 £538 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +9.38% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Swindon median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.91% -11.33% +59.00%
10th Percentile £16.98 £20.75 £13.64
90th Percentile £36.63 £22.25 £42.20
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -21.95% +7.19% +125.00%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware