The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 63 57 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 24 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.14% 1.65% 3.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.79% 8.37% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -18.91%
Microsoft Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
273 203 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.31% 19.67% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 105 103
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £200 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.07 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.25 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 21 £344 +5.76% 5
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Iver - - - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 62 (77.50%) Windows
2 60 (75.00%) MCSE
3 52 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 49 (61.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (55.00%) VMware
6 40 (50.00%) ITIL
7 38 (47.50%) MS Excel
7 38 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (43.75%) MCP
9 33 (41.25%) Security Cleared
10 31 (38.75%) SC Cleared
11 30 (37.50%) MS Exchange
12 27 (33.75%) Backup Exec
13 26 (32.50%) Citrix
14 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (31.25%) SLA
14 25 (31.25%) Active Directory
14 25 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
15 20 (25.00%) Service Management
15 20 (25.00%) VMware ESX
15 20 (25.00%) Change Management
15 20 (25.00%) IIS
16 19 (23.75%) SQL
17 18 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (22.50%) Hyper-V
17 18 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
18 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (20.00%) McAfee
19 14 (17.50%) UNIX

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 30 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 25 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 20 (25.00%) IIS
4 11 (13.75%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.25%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 38 (47.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.25%) NAS
1 13 (16.25%) SAN
2 6 (7.50%) LAN
2 6 (7.50%) WAN
3 4 (5.00%) Firewall
3 4 (5.00%) Broadband
3 4 (5.00%) DNS
4 3 (3.75%) Internet
4 3 (3.75%) DHCP
4 3 (3.75%) VoIP
4 3 (3.75%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.25%) MPLS
6 1 (1.25%) Network Security
6 1 (1.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.50%) OLAP
2 2 (2.50%) OLTP
2 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.25%) NUnit
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Analyst
2 14 (17.50%) Support Analyst
2 14 (17.50%) Administrator
3 12 (15.00%) Windows Administrator
4 11 (13.75%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 10 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Developer
8 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.50%) Service Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (6.25%) Wintel Administrator
10 4 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support
10 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) Web Services
2 4 (5.00%) .NET
3 3 (3.75%) HTML
3 3 (3.75%) XML
3 3 (3.75%) CSS
3 3 (3.75%) WinForms
3 3 (3.75%) jQuery
4 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.50%) HTML5
4 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.25%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.25%) SOAP
5 1 (1.25%) XSL
5 1 (1.25%) LINQ
5 1 (1.25%) JSON
5 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.25%) WCF
5 1 (1.25%) Ajax
5 1 (1.25%) CSS3
5 1 (1.25%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.75%) Clustering
3 6 (7.50%) Mainframe
4 5 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Statistics
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (77.50%) Windows
2 49 (61.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (17.50%) UNIX
6 13 (16.25%) Windows 2000 Server
6 13 (16.25%) Linux
6 13 (16.25%) Windows 2000
7 12 (15.00%) Windows NT
7 12 (15.00%) Windows Vista
8 10 (12.50%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.00%) ITIL
2 20 (25.00%) Service Management
2 20 (25.00%) Change Management
3 18 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (13.75%) Service Delivery
5 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (8.75%) Migration
6 7 (8.75%) Line Management
7 6 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (7.50%) ITIL V3
7 6 (7.50%) Validation
8 5 (6.25%) Operations Management
9 4 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (5.00%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.50%) Project Management
10 2 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (2.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.00%) C#
4 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (1.25%) C++
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) C
6 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 60 (75.00%) MCSE
2 35 (43.75%) MCP
3 33 (41.25%) Security Cleared
4 31 (38.75%) SC Cleared
5 13 (16.25%) DV Cleared
6 11 (13.75%) Degree
7 8 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (10.00%) CCNA
8 7 (8.75%) MCITP
9 6 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (5.00%) CCNP
11 3 (3.75%) CNA
11 3 (3.75%) CNE
11 3 (3.75%) Novell Certification
12 2 (2.50%) MCSA
12 2 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (1.25%) CCEA
13 1 (1.25%) CCA
13 1 (1.25%) CCSA
13 1 (1.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (31.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) HL7
System Software
1 38 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 20 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 18 (22.50%) Hyper-V
5 13 (16.25%) ISA Server
6 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 11 (13.75%) Terminal Services
7 8 (10.00%) Firmware
8 6 (7.50%) vSphere
9 3 (3.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.50%) UAG
10 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.25%) XenApp
11 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (33.75%) Backup Exec
2 14 (17.50%) BladeLogic
3 12 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (12.50%) OVSD
5 9 (11.25%) SCOM
6 6 (7.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (5.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Tivoli
8 3 (3.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (3.75%) SCCM
9 2 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 52 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (55.00%) VMware
3 26 (32.50%) Citrix
4 16 (20.00%) McAfee
5 12 (15.00%) Sophos
5 12 (15.00%) Lumension
6 11 (13.75%) Intel
7 5 (6.25%) Cisco
8 4 (5.00%) Remedy
8 4 (5.00%) IBM
9 3 (3.75%) Wyse
9 3 (3.75%) Symantec
10 2 (2.50%) GFI Software
10 2 (2.50%) Websense
10 2 (2.50%) Oracle
10 2 (2.50%) HP
10 2 (2.50%) Dell
11 1 (1.25%) SAP
11 1 (1.25%) Huawei
11 1 (1.25%) Google
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