The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 30 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.46% 3.15% 3.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 7.37% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate
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- £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £295
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.63%
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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 Devon region.

Qualifications Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
64 95 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 29.22% 42.79% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 45 38
Average daily rate £300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £107.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.37% +165.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.73%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Kindle
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Architect
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL