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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank - 18 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead - 1.01% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £321 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -3.33%
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 Maidenhead region.

Qualifications Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 18.33% 19.19% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 2
Average daily rate £375 £363 £179
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +102.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £222 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £188
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Intune
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) RightScale
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MOS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Intune
3 1 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) RightScale
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Google