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 17 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 31 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.87% 1.60% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 8.82% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £175 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £285 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
35 34 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.15% 18.18% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 34
Average daily rate £400 £265 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -26.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £118 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
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 17 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
Bournemouth -4 2 - - 3
Ferndown - - - -
Poole - - - -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (100.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DTS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Posted: 17 days ago