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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 64 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 72 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.38% 2.59% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.65% 6.54% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 26 18
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£363 £266 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.34% -37.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £406 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £17.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -17.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.88 £17.29
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -8.18%
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
832 810 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.10% 39.63% 33.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 404 339
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 21 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £38.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.78% +90.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £14.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £62.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +22 33 £363 +68.60%
Hook +2 7 £323 -3.26%
Havant +7 6 £325 - 2
Basingstoke - 4 £413 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £390 -
Gosport +6 1 - -
Winchester - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 130 (80.25%) Microsoft
2 92 (56.79%) Windows
3 68 (41.98%) ITIL
4 67 (41.36%) MCSE
4 67 (41.36%) Security Cleared
5 64 (39.51%) SC Cleared
6 60 (37.04%) PowerShell
7 58 (35.80%) Active Directory
8 53 (32.72%) MCSA
8 53 (32.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (30.86%) MCITP
10 49 (30.25%) HTML
11 41 (25.31%) HP
12 40 (24.69%) Cisco Certification
13 38 (23.46%) MS Exchange
14 36 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 35 (21.60%) VMware
16 33 (20.37%) MS Excel
17 31 (19.14%) VBScript
18 29 (17.90%) Exchange Server 2010
19 28 (17.28%) JavaScript
19 28 (17.28%) .NET
20 27 (16.67%) ASP.NET
20 27 (16.67%) Cisco
21 26 (16.05%) Intel
21 26 (16.05%) Windows 7
22 25 (15.43%) Exchange Server 2013
23 24 (14.81%) High Availability
23 24 (14.81%) Linux
23 24 (14.81%) UNIX

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 38 (23.46%) MS Exchange
2 29 (17.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (15.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (6.79%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.94%) IIS
5 8 (4.94%) Lync
6 6 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.23%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.62%) Node.js
Applications
1 33 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.56%) MS Office
3 5 (3.09%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.62%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.62%) SaaS
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.64%) LAN
2 8 (4.94%) SAN
3 7 (4.32%) DNS
3 7 (4.32%) FCoE
3 7 (4.32%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (4.32%) NetScaler
4 5 (3.09%) Unified Communications
4 5 (3.09%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.47%) Intranet
5 4 (2.47%) Internet
5 4 (2.47%) Extranet
6 3 (1.85%) VPN
6 3 (1.85%) DHCP
7 2 (1.23%) WAN
7 2 (1.23%) X.400
8 1 (0.62%) X.500
8 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.62%) NAS
8 1 (0.62%) OSPF
8 1 (0.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.09%) OLAP
6 5 (3.09%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.23%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.23%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.23%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.23%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.23%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.62%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.85%) Finance
3 2 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (0.62%) Marketing
4 1 (0.62%) Advertising
4 1 (0.62%) Electronics
4 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (14.81%) Support Engineer
2 23 (14.20%) Architect
2 23 (14.20%) Infrastructure Architect
3 22 (13.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (12.96%) Wintel Engineer
5 17 (10.49%) Developer
6 15 (9.26%) Test Specialist
7 9 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
7 9 (5.56%) Network Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) SharePoint Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) Network Support
9 7 (4.32%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) SQL Developer
10 6 (3.70%) Consultant
10 6 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Field Engineer
11 5 (3.09%) Test Leader
11 5 (3.09%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (30.25%) HTML
2 28 (17.28%) .NET
3 27 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 21 (12.96%) XML
5 20 (12.35%) JSP
6 7 (4.32%) CSS
6 7 (4.32%) jQuery
7 6 (3.70%) XHTML
8 5 (3.09%) HTML5
9 3 (1.85%) Application Packaging
9 3 (1.85%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 2 (1.23%) Web Services
11 1 (0.62%) XSLT
11 1 (0.62%) ADO.NET
11 1 (0.62%) WCF
11 1 (0.62%) WPF
11 1 (0.62%) Ajax
11 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.62%) Entity Framework
11 1 (0.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.88%) Clustering
2 9 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 9 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.94%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (4.32%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.47%) User Experience
6 3 (1.85%) Life Science
6 3 (1.85%) Replication
7 2 (1.23%) PDA
8 1 (0.62%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.62%) PKI
8 1 (0.62%) EPoS
8 1 (0.62%) W3C
8 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 92 (56.79%) Windows
2 53 (32.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (16.05%) Windows 7
5 24 (14.81%) UNIX
5 24 (14.81%) Linux
6 9 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.85%) Android
9 2 (1.23%) AIX
9 2 (1.23%) Solaris
9 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (41.98%) ITIL
2 24 (14.81%) High Availability
3 22 (13.58%) Security Testing
4 16 (9.88%) Knowledge Management
5 14 (8.64%) Migration
6 13 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.02%) ITIL V3
7 12 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 10 (6.17%) Network Design
8 10 (6.17%) Change Management
9 9 (5.56%) CRM
9 9 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 9 (5.56%) Project Management
10 8 (4.94%) Validation
10 8 (4.94%) Server Building
11 7 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (3.70%) ETL
12 6 (3.70%) Scrum
12 6 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 60 (37.04%) PowerShell
2 31 (19.14%) VBScript
3 28 (17.28%) JavaScript
4 23 (14.20%) SQL
5 6 (3.70%) C#
6 2 (1.23%) C
6 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (41.36%) MCSE
1 67 (41.36%) Security Cleared
2 64 (39.51%) SC Cleared
3 53 (32.72%) MCSA
4 50 (30.86%) MCITP
5 40 (24.69%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (14.81%) ISTQB
7 20 (12.35%) CCNA
8 19 (11.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 18 (11.11%) ISEB
9 18 (11.11%) MCP
10 17 (10.49%) CCNP
11 14 (8.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (8.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (8.02%) A+ Certification
12 13 (8.02%) Network+ Certification
13 11 (6.79%) MCTS
13 11 (6.79%) Degree
14 9 (5.56%) VCP4
15 6 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (35.80%) Active Directory
2 20 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.64%) vSphere
5 10 (6.17%) XenApp
6 6 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.85%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.62%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (13.58%) SCCM
2 16 (9.88%) SCOM
3 9 (5.56%) vMotion
4 7 (4.32%) SAP Afaria
5 3 (1.85%) WSUS
5 3 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.23%) MOM
6 2 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.62%) Netcool
7 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 130 (80.25%) Microsoft
2 41 (25.31%) HP
3 35 (21.60%) VMware
4 27 (16.67%) Cisco
5 26 (16.05%) Intel
6 13 (8.02%) Citrix
7 7 (4.32%) 3PAR
8 5 (3.09%) Telerik
9 3 (1.85%) Nintex
9 3 (1.85%) Apple
9 3 (1.85%) McAfee
10 2 (1.23%) Symantec
10 2 (1.23%) Veritas
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle
10 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.23%) CommVault
11 1 (0.62%) Novell
11 1 (0.62%) IBM
11 1 (0.62%) Sun
11 1 (0.62%) Lotus
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