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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 26 35 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.14% 0.96% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 4.44% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £16.84 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.73% -0.94%
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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
77 45 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 34.53% 21.53% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 49
Average daily rate £320 £463 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.81% +60.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £265 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £27.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 - £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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.

Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Administrator
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix