The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead 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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 17 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.10% 0.77% 4.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 7.14% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -15.49%
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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 Maidenhead region.

Qualifications Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 21.98% 10.77% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 15
Average daily rate £375 £308 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £174 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Microsoft Certification
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft