The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Docklands, London 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 21 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.42% - 4.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% - 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£550 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +8.06%
Qualifications Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 24.19% 11.56% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 21
Average daily rate £550 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £357 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £608 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Microsoft Certification
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Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 5 (100.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Lync
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Avaya
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) H.323
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) PBX
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (80.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) PBX
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) H.323
1 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) F5