The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 12 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 8.51% 11.32% -
As % of the Qualifications category 28.57% 23.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £120 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.41 £15.13 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+8.49% -19.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Qualifications Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 29.79% 49.06% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 4
Average daily rate - £120 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -52.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £47.00 £14.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.64% -54.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Microsoft Certification
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Panasonic
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (66.67%) MCDST
2 4 (66.67%) Time Management
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (66.67%) Sophos
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) NHS
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (66.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) MCDST
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Panasonic
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (66.67%) Sophos
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco