The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 Swindon 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 - - 36
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - - 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £182
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £285 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
Qualifications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
74 49 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.67% 18.15% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 53
Average daily rate £400 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Microsoft Certification
Wiltshire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Microsoft Certification
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) MCDST

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCDST
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
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