The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 10 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 1.69% 6.25% -
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 30.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £17.42 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +8.89%
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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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Qualifications Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 3.39% 20.83% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate £325 £240 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -29.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 (83.33%) MCSE
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) MCP
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 4 (66.67%) MCITP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) IPv4
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) DEFINITY
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) MCDBA
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IPv4
2 1 (16.67%) DEFINITY
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Server Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technician
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCSE
1 5 (83.33%) MCP
2 4 (66.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCDBA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya