Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 76 81
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.24% 0.92% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 2.41% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 11
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £285 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -12.31% +29.35%
10th Percentile £463 £130 £133
90th Percentile £488 £475 £469
South West median daily rate £313 £285 £363
% change year-on-year +9.65% -21.38% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% -26.32%
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -20.45% +57.14% -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 Wiltshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 435 498 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 35.42% 38.34% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 352 342
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £225 £230
90th Percentile £593 £575 £550
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 20
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £41.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +7.19% +125.00%
10th Percentile £20.95 £23.45 £13.90
90th Percentile £39.25 £47.50 £45.93
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £39.63
% change year-on-year +36.36% -30.60% +13.21%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Wiltshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Wiltshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Wiltshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire 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
Swindon 0 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 - - 3
Microsoft Certification
South West

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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) VMware