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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 56 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.72% 0.72% 2.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 1.95% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Median daily rate £370 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -8.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -52.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.79%

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
303 257 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 43.35% 36.77% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 179 130
Median daily rate £410 £363 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £506 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 7
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +131.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +4 3 £370 - 2
Trowbridge +9 1 £118 -72.35%
Microsoft Certification
South West

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 6 (46.15%) Service Management
5 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
6 4 (30.77%) MS Office
6 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) Lotus
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) MCSE
7 3 (23.08%) Workflow
7 3 (23.08%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 3 (23.08%) PowerPivot
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (15.38%) 3PAR

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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (23.08%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (23.08%) PowerPivot
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
1 2 (15.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Deskside Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Deskside Support
1 4 (30.77%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) CESG
1 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) ETL
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) MCDST
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) NVQ Level 3
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Lotus
3 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Sophos
3 2 (15.38%) Veeam
3 2 (15.38%) VMware