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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 39 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.91% 0.95% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.99% 3.51% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £294 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.68% +226.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+42.20% -
Microsoft Certification
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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 Basingstoke region.

Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
151 57 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 45.76% 27.01% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 38
Median daily rate £350 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £128 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £692 £528 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £82.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) vMotion
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Wyse
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VCP4
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Wyse