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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - - 10.22%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 14
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -8.54%
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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
32 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 26.67% 16.28% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 23
Average daily rate £375 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £329 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £478 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) MCSE
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 2 (25.00%) MCDBA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) DBA
1 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Informatics
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
3 2 (25.00%) MCDBA
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CCDA
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint