The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 95 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 23 72 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.16% 3.34% 2.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.90% 8.69% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 57 26
Median daily rate £344 £363 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +36.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £292 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £405 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +13.38%
Microsoft Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
794 829 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 40.10% 38.42% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 531 394
Median daily rate £390 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 20
Median hourly rate £47.83 £16.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.87% -60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £10.35 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.90 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Basingstoke +6 9 £304 -26.36%
Hook +4 6 £310 -3.87% 2
Southampton -19 2 £475 +31.03% 4
Fareham - 2 £413 - 2
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 51 (79.69%) Microsoft
2 42 (65.63%) Security Cleared
3 38 (59.38%) Windows
4 32 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 30 (46.88%) Active Directory
6 28 (43.75%) MCSE
7 22 (34.38%) MS Excel
8 20 (31.25%) VMware
9 19 (29.69%) PowerShell
9 19 (29.69%) PKI
9 19 (29.69%) Windows Server
10 18 (28.13%) HP
10 18 (28.13%) Cisco
11 16 (25.00%) DNS
11 16 (25.00%) ITIL
12 15 (23.44%) LDAP
13 13 (20.31%) Linux
13 13 (20.31%) MCP
13 13 (20.31%) HTML
13 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (20.31%) MCITP
14 12 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (18.75%) VBScript
14 12 (18.75%) .NET
14 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
15 11 (17.19%) vSphere
16 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
16 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
16 10 (15.63%) Unix

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.69%) IIS
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.56%) SAS
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) InfoPath
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) DNS
2 15 (23.44%) LDAP
3 8 (12.50%) Kerberos
3 8 (12.50%) X.500
4 6 (9.38%) DHCP
4 6 (9.38%) X.509
5 4 (6.25%) WAN
6 3 (4.69%) LAN
6 3 (4.69%) VoIP
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.13%) Firewall
7 2 (3.13%) SAN
7 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.13%) VPN
8 1 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.56%) Intranet
8 1 (1.56%) IPsec
8 1 (1.56%) NAS
8 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.13%) HDInsight
4 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.13%) PowerPivot
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.13%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.13%) MSI
2 2 (3.13%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (9.38%) Military
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (15.63%) Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) Architect
3 8 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Security Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Test Specialist
4 6 (9.38%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Security Specialist
5 5 (7.81%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.69%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Integration Test Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Active Directory Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Administrator
8 2 (3.13%) DBA
8 2 (3.13%) Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) HTML
2 12 (18.75%) .NET
3 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.81%) XML
5 3 (4.69%) CSS
6 1 (1.56%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.56%) Ajax
6 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.56%) Handlebars
6 1 (1.56%) HTML5
6 1 (1.56%) jQuery
6 1 (1.56%) JSON
6 1 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.56%) LESS
6 1 (1.56%) React
6 1 (1.56%) REST
6 1 (1.56%) Sass
6 1 (1.56%) Web Services
6 1 (1.56%) XHTML
6 1 (1.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.69%) PKI
2 9 (14.06%) Replication
3 7 (10.94%) Smartcard
4 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
5 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.69%) Clustering
6 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.69%) Fat Client
6 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.69%) Thin Client
7 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.13%) Statistics
8 1 (1.56%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.56%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.56%) User Experience
8 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (59.38%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) Windows Server
3 13 (20.31%) Linux
4 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (15.63%) Unix
6 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.13%) Solaris
10 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (14.06%) Security Testing
2 9 (14.06%) Test Scripting
3 7 (10.94%) ITIL V3
4 6 (9.38%) High Availability
4 6 (9.38%) Service Management
4 6 (9.38%) Validation
5 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.81%) Project Management
6 4 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.25%) ITSM
6 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.69%) Analytics
7 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.69%) Migration
7 3 (4.69%) System Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) PowerShell
2 12 (18.75%) VBScript
3 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.81%) SQL
5 3 (4.69%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 32 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 28 (43.75%) MCSE
4 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (20.31%) MCITP
4 13 (20.31%) MCP
5 10 (15.63%) MCSA
6 9 (14.06%) ISTQB
6 9 (14.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 9 (14.06%) MCTS
7 8 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
8 7 (10.94%) ISEB
9 5 (7.81%) CCNA
10 4 (6.25%) Degree
11 3 (4.69%) CCNP
11 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (3.13%) CCA
12 2 (3.13%) CCIE
12 2 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (17.19%) vSphere
4 7 (10.94%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.56%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (79.69%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.25%) VMware
3 18 (28.13%) Cisco
3 18 (28.13%) HP
4 4 (6.25%) Citrix
4 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.25%) Remedy
5 3 (4.69%) Apple
5 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle
5 3 (4.69%) Symantec
5 3 (4.69%) Wyse
6 2 (3.13%) F5
6 2 (3.13%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.13%) Lumension
7 1 (1.56%) AppSense
7 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.56%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.56%) Nintex
7 1 (1.56%) Verint
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