Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 54 41
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.67% 0.15% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.54% 0.85% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Warwickshire median daily rate - - £425
West Midlands median daily rate £290 £338 £400
% change year-on-year -14.07% -15.63% +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.21% +7.69% +8.33%
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +5.67% +7.14% +7.24%

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 113 118 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 18.99% 18.07% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 57 63
Warwickshire median daily rate £419 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £177 £283
90th Percentile £574 £580 £573
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £404 £388
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.19% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 9
Warwickshire median hourly rate £26.00 £24.50 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +53.85% -47.27%
10th Percentile £15.85 £13.83 £13.00
90th Percentile £31.78 £33.95 £23.65
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.16% +10.26% -33.70%

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 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 18 June 2018. 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
Warwick - 2 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 - - 1
Rugby - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) MCDST
2 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (50.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Support
2 1 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCDST
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple