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 27 May 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 23 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.83% 5.08% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 17.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £318 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+21.88% +14.75%
Microsoft Certification
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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
20 51 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 16.53% 28.81% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 36 12
Median daily rate £450 £310 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -12.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £240 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.43 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) MCDST
4 1 (20.00%) Banking

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCITP
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) MCDST
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
1 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) VMware