The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 West Lothian 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 - 12 15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 2.04% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category - 20.00% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.63%
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
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 13.79% 10.20% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 16
Average daily rate £414 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -5.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
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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
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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on Same Period
Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
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