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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.58% 1.04% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.08% 3.38% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Median daily rate £290 £350 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £333 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £455 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.53 £16.92 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+50.88% +7.29%
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
65 148 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.90% 30.77% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 103 54
Median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £286 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) DFS Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) SCDPM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (33.33%) SCSM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) Records Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Deskside Support
1 1 (33.33%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Records Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) DFS Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCDPM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
1 1 (33.33%) SCSM
1 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus