Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 44 32
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford - 1.41% 3.42%
As % of the Qualifications category - 12.00% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Watford median daily rate - £319 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.59% +57.53%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £300 £245
% change year-on-year +37.50% +22.45% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £20.08 £18.57 £10.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% +85.68% -53.49%

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 Watford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Watford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 57 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 15.28% 11.76% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 34
Watford median daily rate £550 £365 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.68% +14.06% -20.00%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Watford median hourly rate £47.50 - £14.50
10th Percentile £43.75 - £13.75
90th Percentile £51.25 - £15.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +24.14% -32.56%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Watford

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Watford

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Watford