The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 22 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.62% - 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £313 £295
% change year-on-year
+3.04% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
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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 Middlesex region.

Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
41 72 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.31% 29.27% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 43 26
Average daily rate £405 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.98% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £308 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £612
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) ISSAP
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee