The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke 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 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 23 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.20% 1.24% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.80% 3.49% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.18 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £16.92 £16.41
% change year-on-year
-3.69% +3.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
69 86 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 37.91% 35.68% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 22
Median daily rate £350 £306 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £219 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.78 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% +31.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft Certification
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Smartcard
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
1 3 (60.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (20.00%) VMware