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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £18.40
% change year-on-year
+1.78% -23.91%
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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 West Lothian region.

Qualifications Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 21.52% 11.59% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate £300 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £425 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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

Microsoft Certification
Top 14 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware