The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Maidenhead region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank - 14 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead - 5.48% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 17.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £220 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £285 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
Qualifications Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 14.63% 31.51% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 3
Average daily rate £179 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% -43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £18.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.43% -19.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Microsoft Certification
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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 22 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) MS Access
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks