The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Oxford 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 29 10 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.47% 11.44% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 32.86% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 22 0
Average daily rate
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- £370 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.23 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-8.56% +6.00%
Qualifications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
38 70 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.01% 34.83% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 43 22
Average daily rate £320 £340 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 16
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Microsoft Certification
Oxfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft