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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
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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 Swindon region.

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
77 67 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.42% 17.09% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 49
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) CCEE
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CCA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCA
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) BMC