The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 17 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 3.36% 0.58% 3.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 10.00% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.88 £17.29
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -8.18%
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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 Staines region.

Qualifications Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 10 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 20.13% 5.78% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 5
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £19.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) MCSA
2 6 (85.71%) MCP
2 6 (85.71%) Mac OS X
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office
7 1 (14.29%) UNIX
7 1 (14.29%) C#
7 1 (14.29%) Java
7 1 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) .NET
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle
7 1 (14.29%) IIS
7 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 1 (14.29%) LAN
7 1 (14.29%) WAN
7 1 (14.29%) VMS
7 1 (14.29%) DHCP
7 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
7 1 (14.29%) MPLS
7 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 1 (14.29%) Firewall
7 1 (14.29%) Migration

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) PC Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Mac OS X
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) MCSA
2 6 (85.71%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) ACSP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco