The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 20 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.36% 11.39% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.45% 36.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £311 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.76% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.67 £17.23 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +11.12%
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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 Croydon region.

Qualifications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
55 25 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 43.31% 31.65% 43.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 21 29
Average daily rate £470 £320 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% -29.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £105 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £417 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) MS Project
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) Taxonomies
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Project
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
1 2 (33.33%) Network Support
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) MCSM
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
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