The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.23% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.01% 1.03% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.88% +16.66%
Microsoft Certification
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
266 194 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 40.74% 30.74% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 125 98
Median daily rate £375 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £495 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Corsham - 2 £500 -
Salisbury - 2 £325 -
Swindon 0 1 £400 +6.66% 1
Trowbridge - 1 £425 -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 14 (70.00%) MCSE
4 13 (65.00%) VMware
4 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (60.00%) Migration
5 12 (60.00%) MCSA
5 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (55.00%) ITIL
7 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
8 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (45.00%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (40.00%) vSphere
9 8 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
9 8 (40.00%) NetApp
9 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (35.00%) Sophos
10 7 (35.00%) Web Services
10 7 (35.00%) XML
11 6 (30.00%) DHCP
11 6 (30.00%) Citrix

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DHCP
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Architect
1 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
1 7 (35.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) REST
2 4 (20.00%) WSDL
2 4 (20.00%) XSD
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) SOAP
3 3 (15.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (15.00%) NHS
4 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (5.00%) CESG
5 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (5.00%) iPad
5 1 (5.00%) iPhone
5 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Migration
2 11 (55.00%) ITIL
3 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) MODAF
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) Email Filtering
7 1 (5.00%) ITSM
7 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (5.00%) Open Source
7 1 (5.00%) Records Management
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
7 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) MCSE
2 12 (60.00%) MCSA
3 8 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) MCSD
6 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (5.00%) CCNA
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) HL7
2 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 8 (40.00%) vSphere
5 4 (20.00%) Docker
5 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) WSUS
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) NetApp
4 7 (35.00%) Sophos
5 6 (30.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) AppSense
6 2 (10.00%) CA
6 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.00%) Forcepoint
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Veeam