The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 21 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.50% - 7.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% - 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 13
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.34% +0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £15.88 £17.23
% change year-on-year
+14.96% -7.83%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Qualifications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 22.56% 16.03% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 33
Average daily rate £330 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £383 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £501 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £12.45 - £34.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) MCSE
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
6 5 (35.71%) MCITP
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) MCSA
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (21.43%) CRM
8 3 (21.43%) C#
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (21.43%) Firewall
8 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
8 3 (21.43%) Clustering

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (14.29%) NAS
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Support
2 2 (14.29%) CRM Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Informatics
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) CRM
1 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCSE
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) MCITP
4 4 (28.57%) MCSA
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (14.29%) MCTS
6 2 (14.29%) CISSP
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
6 2 (14.29%) MCDBA
6 2 (14.29%) CCNA
6 2 (14.29%) MCP
7 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) CCDA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) UAG
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint