Period
to 5 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West London with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 5 April 2020 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
London > West London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 100 120
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 17 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West London - 0.88% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.63% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 16
Median daily rate - £260 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.53% +41.67%
London median daily rate £385 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -9.41% +17.24% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
London median hourly rate £26.48 £19.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +39.37% +1.60% +33.24%

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 West London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 174 302 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West London 16.13% 15.64% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 189 284
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £188 £131 £202
90th Percentile £612 £545 £575
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £46.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +106.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £26.25 £20.09 £15.43
90th Percentile £52.75 £115.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +62.79% -24.15%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West London

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in West London

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in West London.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in West London

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in West London.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in West London