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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 61 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.82% 1.23% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.88% 4.29% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +31.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £325 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £385 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.03 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -17.56%
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
208 140 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 28.53% 28.75% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 71 136
Average daily rate £420 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -78.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 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.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -11 2 £270 -28.00% 2
Chippenham - - - - 1
Corsham - - - - 1
Melksham - - - -
Salisbury - - - - 3
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) MCSE
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 5 (38.46%) SCCM
5 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (30.77%) VoIP
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (30.77%) JSP 440
6 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) XenApp
6 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) AdminStudio
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) JSP
8 2 (15.38%) CCNA
8 2 (15.38%) MCSA
8 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (15.38%) Military
8 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
8 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) AdminStudio
2 1 (7.69%) MSI
2 1 (7.69%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Military
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Packager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) JSP
2 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
3 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) PDA
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) CAD
1 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
1 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
1 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
1 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
1 1 (7.69%) Time Management
1 1 (7.69%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) CCA
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) MCTS
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) CCEE
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) JSP 440
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (30.77%) XenApp
2 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.69%) MetaFrame
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) UAG
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) AppSense
6 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
6 1 (7.69%) Avaya
6 1 (7.69%) BMC
6 1 (7.69%) Apple
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) HP
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