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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 56 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.16% 1.00% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.30% 4.14% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
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£350 £251 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.30% +43.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +22.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.67 £15.88 £17.42
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.88%
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
273 169 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 35.18% 24.07% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 106 99
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £110 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 13
Average hourly rate £23.13 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.71% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -7 5 £350 +39.30% 5
Salisbury - 3 £135 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) MCSE
2 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) MCSA
5 4 (36.36%) SCOM
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) IIS
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) MCP
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) ATM
7 2 (18.18%) ISDN
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (18.18%) SONET
7 2 (18.18%) MPLS
7 2 (18.18%) DSL
7 2 (18.18%) Network Security

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) ATM
1 2 (18.18%) ISDN
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
1 2 (18.18%) SONET
1 2 (18.18%) MPLS
1 2 (18.18%) DSL
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
1 2 (18.18%) Frame Relay
1 2 (18.18%) Ethereal
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Field Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) PC Support
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) MCSE
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) MCSA
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) MCITP
4 2 (18.18%) MCP
5 1 (9.09%) MCPD
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) LANDesk
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) NetQoS
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
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