The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 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 Dorset 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 27 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.88% 3.88% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.88% 19.57% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £130 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.08 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.23 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-7.83% +6.00%
Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
41 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.14% 19.83% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 16
Average daily rate £420 £355 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -49.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £12.66 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £50.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bournemouth +4 1 - - 3
Ferndown - - - -
Poole - - - - 1
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSD
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) DTS
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DTS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSD
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) VCP5
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
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