The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Wiltshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 64 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.72% 1.10% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.73% 3.62% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate £413 £262 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.44% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £295 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.93% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
183 138 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 26.41% 30.26% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 85 85
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £230 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 14
Average hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Microsoft Certification
South West

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
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 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.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Chippenham - - - -
Corsham - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) MCSE
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) MS Project
5 4 (33.33%) Intranet
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
5 4 (33.33%) Workflow
5 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) MCTS
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) MS Project Server
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (33.33%) Change Control
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (25.00%) Apple
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) MS Project Server
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) Intranet
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) X.400
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Workflow
2 4 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
1 4 (33.33%) MCTS
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) RHCE
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCDST
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
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