The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge 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 Uxbridge 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 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 0.71% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £285 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
Qualifications Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 23.57% 24.55% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 33
Average daily rate £380 £525 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% +19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £669 £592
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Microsoft Certification
London

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 3 (75.00%) MCP
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CCENT
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (25.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) LAN

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) S/MIME
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CCENT
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix