The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Worthing region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 12 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 10.77% 20.97% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 61.90% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.41 £15.13 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+8.49% -19.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Worthing region.

Qualifications Category
Worthing
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 32.31% 33.87% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 7
Average daily rate £375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £486 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Worthing region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Worthing region.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Worthing region.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Worthing

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worthing 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) MCSE
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
4 6 (60.00%) MCP
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (40.00%) Clustering
7 3 (30.00%) VMware
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
8 2 (20.00%) HP
8 2 (20.00%) McAfee
8 2 (20.00%) MCITP
8 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) MCDST
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (10.00%) F5
9 1 (10.00%) Panasonic
9 1 (10.00%) MCTS
9 1 (10.00%) OpenView

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worthing 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) MCSE
2 6 (60.00%) MCP
3 2 (20.00%) MCITP
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) MCDST
4 1 (10.00%) MCTS
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) OpenView
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
1 1 (10.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Panasonic
4 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco