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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 41 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.33% 1.70% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 3.30% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.23 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.82 £17.49 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +12.83%
Microsoft Certification
South West

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
137 91 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 44.63% 51.70% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 47 26
Average daily rate £378 £353 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £468 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Average hourly rate £36.00 £11.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.04% -37.83%
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 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
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 22 August 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
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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
Exeter - - - -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (87.50%) MCSE
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) NHS
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Network Design
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) MCP
5 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
6 1 (12.50%) CCIP
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Network Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) CCIP
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) ProCurve