The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bracknell region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 28 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.37% 1.92% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 3.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.81 £17.23 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.20% +7.65%
Qualifications Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 134 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 32.88% 51.34% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 10
Average daily rate £250 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £140.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+460.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Microsoft Certification
Berkshire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (66.67%) MCITP
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 2 (33.33%) Software Packaging
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) SSL
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (16.67%) CCNA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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
2 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) NetScreen
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) MODAF
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (66.67%) MCITP
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) UAG
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) ESRI
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
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