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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 51 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.03% 1.16% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.21% 3.28% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Median daily rate £208 £350 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.71% +39.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £135 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £478 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £16.67 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+61.96% +5.00%
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
187 274 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 32.08% 35.31% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 174 108
Median daily rate £390 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.13 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +21.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 August 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 August 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
Swindon +6 4 £130 -62.85% 2
Chippenham - 1 £700 - 2
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 6 (42.86%) MCSE
4 6 (42.86%) MCSA
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) XSD
5 5 (35.71%) MCSD
5 5 (35.71%) SAN
5 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 5 (35.71%) WSDL
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
5 5 (35.71%) MODAF
5 5 (35.71%) REST
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
5 5 (35.71%) Docker
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) HL7
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Xen

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 3 (21.43%) IBM Notes
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Deskside Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Deskside Support
3 3 (21.43%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Support Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) REST
2 5 (35.71%) WSDL
2 5 (35.71%) XSD
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Private Cloud
2 4 (28.57%) NHS
3 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
1 7 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) MODAF
2 5 (35.71%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) TOGAF
2 5 (35.71%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) MCSA
1 6 (42.86%) MCSE
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) MCSD
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
1 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (35.71%) Xen
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) DFS Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SCDPM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
3 1 (7.14%) SCSM
3 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Lotus
5 2 (14.29%) AppSense
5 2 (14.29%) CA
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.14%) SAP