The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 20 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.74% - 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£565 - £366
90% offered a daily rate of more than £557 - £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 - £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.42 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +8.89%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Qualifications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 26.09% 12.33% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 32
Average daily rate £491 £390 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.96% -29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £506 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Microsoft Certification
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 3 (100.00%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya