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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 24 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.68% 2.92% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 9.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -18.91%
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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
58 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 32.40% 29.93% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 9
Average daily rate £363 £280 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £198 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.71 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.11% -61.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 January 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Tufin