The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 9.09% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +5.13%
Microsoft Certification
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Qualifications Category
Bridgend
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 63.64% 86.67% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 1
Average daily rate £450 £450 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £8.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

Microsoft Certification
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend 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 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Server+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun