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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 69 68 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.48% 1.74% 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.20% 6.16% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 8
Average daily rate
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£311 £263 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £187 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £458 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -
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
274 357 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.81% 28.22% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 207 110
Average daily rate £400 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £15.75 £18.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.84% -15.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.47 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.60 £29.60 £27.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 May 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 May 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 -4 8 £355 +1.42% 8
High Wycombe -1 4 - - 1
Gerrards Cross - 1 £150 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (58.82%) MCSE
3 19 (55.88%) SQL
4 16 (47.06%) Windows
4 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
6 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
7 10 (29.41%) Migration
7 10 (29.41%) MCITP
8 9 (26.47%) MCP
8 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
9 8 (23.53%) ITIL
9 8 (23.53%) .NET
9 8 (23.53%) C#
10 7 (20.59%) VMware
10 7 (20.59%) Backup Exec
10 7 (20.59%) MCTS
10 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (17.65%) Lync
11 6 (17.65%) vSphere
11 6 (17.65%) jQuery
11 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
11 6 (17.65%) XML
11 6 (17.65%) MCSA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (17.65%) Lync
4 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
4 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.94%) IIS
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.94%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) LAN
3 3 (8.82%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
5 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) MS Access
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) NUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Server Support
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Support Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Design Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Management Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) .NET
2 6 (17.65%) jQuery
2 6 (17.65%) XML
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) CSS
4 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.88%) HTML5
5 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.88%) LINQ
5 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 2 (5.88%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.94%) OLE DB
6 1 (2.94%) XHTML
6 1 (2.94%) XSL
6 1 (2.94%) COM
6 1 (2.94%) SOAP
6 1 (2.94%) MFC
6 1 (2.94%) Ajax
6 1 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX
6 1 (2.94%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Migration
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) MVC
3 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.82%) Coaching
4 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Change Control
4 2 (5.88%) Service Management
4 2 (5.88%) Information Security
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.88%) ETL
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) OOD
5 1 (2.94%) OO
5 1 (2.94%) Web Development
5 1 (2.94%) Business Development
5 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) VBA
5 2 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) MCSE
2 10 (29.41%) MCITP
3 9 (26.47%) MCP
4 7 (20.59%) MCTS
4 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (17.65%) MCSA
6 3 (8.82%) Degree
6 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.88%) CCNA
8 1 (2.94%) ISEB
8 1 (2.94%) CCA
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.94%) CCEA
8 1 (2.94%) CCSP
8 1 (2.94%) CCNP
8 1 (2.94%) HNC
8 1 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) HL7
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (17.65%) vSphere
5 3 (8.82%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.94%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.94%) UAG
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Backup Exec
2 4 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.88%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) OVSD
4 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) HP
3 6 (17.65%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) Symantec
5 4 (11.76%) GFI Software
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco
5 4 (11.76%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Google
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.94%) Facebook
6 1 (2.94%) Twitter
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