The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 56 57 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.48% 2.17% 2.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 7.06% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 3
Average daily rate
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£305 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.67 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+11.13% +7.14%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
234 269 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.65% 30.74% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 150 82
Average daily rate £390 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 19 (61.29%) MCSE
3 17 (54.84%) Windows
4 16 (51.61%) SQL
5 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
5 14 (45.16%) VMware
5 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (38.71%) ITIL
8 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
9 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (25.81%) VMware ESX
10 8 (25.81%) Backup Exec
10 8 (25.81%) Citrix
10 8 (25.81%) MCP
10 8 (25.81%) C#
10 8 (25.81%) .NET
10 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (22.58%) IIS
12 6 (19.35%) McAfee
12 6 (19.35%) Migration
12 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
12 6 (19.35%) XML
12 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
12 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
12 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (19.35%) Degree
12 6 (19.35%) jQuery

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (22.58%) IIS
2 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.23%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.90%) SAN
1 4 (12.90%) NAS
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) Broadband
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) NUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Software Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) XML
2 6 (19.35%) jQuery
3 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.45%) MSMQ
5 2 (6.45%) LINQ
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) REST
6 1 (3.23%) CSS3
6 1 (3.23%) LESS
6 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (3.23%) XHTML
6 1 (3.23%) OLE DB
6 1 (3.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.90%) UNIX
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 2000
6 4 (12.90%) Windows NT
6 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.45%) Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (19.35%) Migration
4 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Service Management
6 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.45%) Change Control
7 2 (6.45%) ETL
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) OO
8 1 (3.23%) OOD
8 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.23%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.68%) VBA
6 2 (6.45%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) MCSE
2 8 (25.81%) MCP
3 6 (19.35%) Degree
4 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
4 5 (16.13%) MCITP
4 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.45%) MCSA
8 1 (3.23%) CCNP
8 1 (3.23%) CCNA
8 1 (3.23%) CCA
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.23%) CCEA
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.23%) MCTS
8 1 (3.23%) HNC
8 1 (3.23%) HND
8 1 (3.23%) VCAP
8 1 (3.23%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
3 8 (25.81%) VMware ESX
4 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
5 4 (12.90%) vSphere
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (9.68%) Terminal Services
6 3 (9.68%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.23%) Firmware
7 1 (3.23%) XenApp
7 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Backup Exec
2 4 (12.90%) Tivoli
2 4 (12.90%) BladeLogic
2 4 (12.90%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 3 (9.68%) SCOM
4 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (6.45%) OVSD
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) McAfee
5 4 (12.90%) IBM
6 3 (9.68%) Intel
6 3 (9.68%) Symantec
6 3 (9.68%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) Dell
7 2 (6.45%) Sophos
7 2 (6.45%) Lumension
7 2 (6.45%) GFI Software
8 1 (3.23%) Facebook
8 1 (3.23%) Twitter
8 1 (3.23%) Xamarin
8 1 (3.23%) Google
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco
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