Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 53 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.13% 1.04% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.93% 6.62% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Warwickshire median daily rate £350 - £220
10th Percentile £100 - £125
90th Percentile £419 - £319
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £330 £330
% change year-on-year +17.42% - +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Warwickshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -42.22% +104.55%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £15.00 £14.85 £23.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.38 £15.43 £17.24
% change year-on-year -13.29% -10.53% +32.06%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 101 136 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 16.37% 15.76% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 87 43
Warwickshire median daily rate £419 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £234 £245 £219
90th Percentile £512 £568 £521
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 20
Warwickshire median hourly rate £31.31 £23.75 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.83% -24.46% +151.52%
10th Percentile £21.05 £13.00 £25.22
90th Percentile £35.10 £26.00 £34.53
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +42.91%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Warwickshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Warwickshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in Warwickshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Warwickshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa -6 2 £350 -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) MCP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) PaaS
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Operations Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
1 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Software Licensing
1 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) MCSD
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
2 2 (28.57%) VMware