The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Devon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 30 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.79% 3.31% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.22% 10.34% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £250 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £285 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
Qualifications Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
97 58 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 38.65% 32.04% 41.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 33
Average daily rate £355 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +3.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 17
Average hourly rate £175.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+960.60% -2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Devon region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Exeter +1 3 - - 2
Plymouth - 2 £200 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 11 (73.33%) MCSE
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) MCSA
3 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) ISO 9001
5 5 (33.33%) MS Office
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) NHS
7 3 (20.00%) CCNA
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Network Design
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) vSphere
8 2 (13.33%) XPath
8 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
8 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (13.33%) VoIP
8 2 (13.33%) SOA
8 2 (13.33%) XQuery
8 2 (13.33%) CCNP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) IT Support
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) XSLT
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) XPath
1 2 (13.33%) XQuery
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) MCSE
2 8 (53.33%) MCSA
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) MCAD
4 2 (13.33%) MCSD
5 1 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (6.67%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
Plymouth
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £150 per day + Possible renewals
Posted: 26 days ago