The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.88% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
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 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Microsoft Certification
West Sussex

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

Qualifications Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 14.63% 11.11% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Average daily rate £500 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Gatwick

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Linux

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior SharePoint Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) VMware