The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Microsoft Certification
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
13 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 28.26% 21.43% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Average daily rate £398 £300 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -23.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £274 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £328 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.19 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian