The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 May 2016 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 36 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.31% 0.64% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.88% +16.66%
Microsoft Certification
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
67 54 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.81% 17.20% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 39 51
Median daily rate £363 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £316 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £526 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -30.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
1 9 (90.00%) MCSE
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Migration
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 8 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (80.00%) NetApp
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (80.00%) MCSA
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (80.00%) vSphere
2 8 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Sophos
3 6 (60.00%) DHCP
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (40.00%) WSUS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (10.00%) iPad
4 1 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (80.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Records Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 8 (80.00%) MCSA
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (10.00%) HND
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 8 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) NetApp
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Sophos
4 2 (20.00%) Forcepoint
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle