The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 7 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 39 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 26.17% 15.25% 8.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.20% 18.18% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 3
Average daily rate £323 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.11% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £322 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £370 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +5.13%
Microsoft Certification
Renfrewshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Qualifications Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
125 99 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 83.89% 83.90% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 70 22
Average daily rate £340 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 72 (97.30%) Microsoft
2 56 (75.68%) MCTS
3 54 (72.97%) Active Directory
3 54 (72.97%) Windows
4 45 (60.81%) Security Cleared
5 43 (58.11%) SQL
6 41 (55.41%) MCSA
6 41 (55.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (52.70%) Hyper-V
7 39 (52.70%) SC Cleared
7 39 (52.70%) MCSE
7 39 (52.70%) VMware
8 34 (45.95%) MCITP
9 33 (44.59%) Clustering
10 32 (43.24%) Software Testing
10 32 (43.24%) Change Management
10 32 (43.24%) WinRunner
10 32 (43.24%) TestDirector
10 32 (43.24%) HP UFT
10 32 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (43.24%) Test Automation
10 32 (43.24%) HP Quality Center
11 31 (41.89%) McAfee ePO
11 31 (41.89%) Windows 7
11 31 (41.89%) Netcool
11 31 (41.89%) Citrix
11 31 (41.89%) Intel Security
11 31 (41.89%) Veritas
11 31 (41.89%) Windows XP
11 31 (41.89%) AIX

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.46%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.68%) DNS
2 11 (14.86%) SAN
3 10 (13.51%) Kerberos
3 10 (13.51%) LDAP
3 10 (13.51%) X.500
4 9 (12.16%) DHCP
5 8 (10.81%) SNMP
5 8 (10.81%) SSL
5 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (43.24%) HP UFT
1 32 (43.24%) TestDirector
1 32 (43.24%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Analyst
1 23 (31.08%) Test Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) SharePoint Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Active Directory Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Tester
9 2 (2.70%) Consultant
9 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Tester
10 1 (1.35%) Hardware Engineer
10 1 (1.35%) Technical Analyst
10 1 (1.35%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (1.35%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) .NET
1 10 (13.51%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (44.59%) Clustering
2 29 (39.19%) PDA
3 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
4 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (13.51%) PKI
5 10 (13.51%) Replication
6 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 54 (72.97%) Windows
2 41 (55.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (41.89%) AIX
4 31 (41.89%) Windows 7
4 31 (41.89%) Windows XP
5 23 (31.08%) Windows Server
6 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) Change Management
1 32 (43.24%) Software Testing
1 32 (43.24%) Test Automation
2 27 (36.49%) Test Scripting
3 19 (25.68%) Validation
4 9 (12.16%) Content Management
4 9 (12.16%) ITIL
5 8 (10.81%) Software Delivery
6 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.70%) High Availability
7 2 (2.70%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.35%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.35%) Records Management
8 1 (1.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.11%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (75.68%) MCTS
2 45 (60.81%) Security Cleared
3 41 (55.41%) MCSA
4 39 (52.70%) MCSE
4 39 (52.70%) SC Cleared
5 34 (45.95%) MCITP
6 27 (36.49%) MCP
7 26 (35.14%) ISTQB
8 15 (20.27%) Degree
9 8 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.35%) MCSD
System Software
1 54 (72.97%) Active Directory
2 39 (52.70%) Hyper-V
3 31 (41.89%) VMware ESX
4 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (10.81%) Firmware
6 7 (9.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (43.24%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (41.89%) McAfee ePO
2 31 (41.89%) Netcool
3 8 (10.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (10.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (97.30%) Microsoft
2 39 (52.70%) VMware
3 31 (41.89%) Citrix
3 31 (41.89%) Intel Security
3 31 (41.89%) Veritas
4 14 (18.92%) HP
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