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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 60 68 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 61 53 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.94% 2.63% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.73% 6.47% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 19
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£363 £213 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £14.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -3.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.63 £17.06
% change year-on-year
+15.20% -8.41%
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
789 819 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.99% 40.67% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 390 354
Average daily rate £373 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £62.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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 7 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 7 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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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 +20 29 £363 +45.00% 1
Hook +1 8 £323 -3.26%
Basingstoke +4 4 £413 +489.28% 2
Havant +1 4 £325 - 4
Portsmouth - 1 £390 - 3
Winchester - 1 - - 2
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Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 124 (77.99%) Microsoft
2 88 (55.35%) Windows
3 71 (44.65%) Security Cleared
4 66 (41.51%) SC Cleared
4 66 (41.51%) ITIL
5 62 (38.99%) MCSE
6 58 (36.48%) PowerShell
7 54 (33.96%) Active Directory
8 53 (33.33%) MCSA
9 52 (32.70%) MCITP
10 50 (31.45%) HTML
11 46 (28.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (25.79%) HP
12 41 (25.79%) Cisco Certification
13 36 (22.64%) VMware
14 34 (21.38%) MS Excel
15 33 (20.75%) MS Exchange
16 31 (19.50%) Cisco
17 30 (18.87%) JavaScript
17 30 (18.87%) .NET
18 29 (18.24%) VBScript
18 29 (18.24%) ASP.NET
19 28 (17.61%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (16.35%) Windows 7
20 26 (16.35%) Linux
21 25 (15.72%) ISTQB
22 24 (15.09%) UNIX
22 24 (15.09%) High Availability
23 23 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
23 23 (14.47%) SQL Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 33 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 23 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (11.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (8.18%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.03%) IIS
5 8 (5.03%) Lync
6 7 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.26%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 34 (21.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.92%) MS Office
3 5 (3.14%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.26%) MS Project
5 1 (0.63%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.81%) LAN
2 6 (3.77%) DNS
2 6 (3.77%) SAN
3 5 (3.14%) Unified Communications
3 5 (3.14%) FCoE
3 5 (3.14%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (3.14%) NetScaler
4 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.52%) Intranet
4 4 (2.52%) Internet
4 4 (2.52%) Extranet
5 2 (1.26%) X.400
5 2 (1.26%) VPN
5 2 (1.26%) DHCP
5 2 (1.26%) WAN
6 1 (0.63%) SMTP
6 1 (0.63%) VoIP
6 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.63%) X.500
6 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.14%) OLAP
6 5 (3.14%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.26%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.26%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.26%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.26%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.26%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.63%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.89%) Finance
3 2 (1.26%) Military
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Advertising
4 1 (0.63%) Electronics
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (16.35%) Support Engineer
2 21 (13.21%) Wintel Engineer
3 20 (12.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (11.32%) Developer
4 18 (11.32%) Architect
5 17 (10.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 14 (8.81%) Test Specialist
7 9 (5.66%) Messaging Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) SharePoint Developer
8 8 (5.03%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) Network Support Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) Network Support
10 6 (3.77%) SQL Developer
10 6 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (3.77%) Consultant
11 5 (3.14%) Field Service Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Field Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Test Leader
12 4 (2.52%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (31.45%) HTML
2 30 (18.87%) .NET
3 29 (18.24%) ASP.NET
4 21 (13.21%) JSP
4 21 (13.21%) XML
5 8 (5.03%) jQuery
6 7 (4.40%) CSS
7 6 (3.77%) XHTML
8 5 (3.14%) HTML5
9 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 2 (1.26%) Web Services
11 1 (0.63%) XSLT
11 1 (0.63%) ADO.NET
11 1 (0.63%) Entity Framework
11 1 (0.63%) CSS3
11 1 (0.63%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.63%) Ajax
11 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) Clustering
2 9 (5.66%) Blackberry
2 9 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.03%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.40%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (4.40%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.52%) User Experience
6 3 (1.89%) Life Science
6 3 (1.89%) Replication
7 2 (1.26%) PDA
8 1 (0.63%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.63%) PKI
8 1 (0.63%) EPoS
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 88 (55.35%) Windows
2 46 (28.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (17.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (16.35%) Windows 7
4 26 (16.35%) Linux
5 24 (15.09%) UNIX
6 10 (6.29%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.89%) Android
9 2 (1.26%) AIX
9 2 (1.26%) Solaris
9 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (41.51%) ITIL
2 24 (15.09%) High Availability
3 23 (14.47%) Security Testing
4 19 (11.95%) Knowledge Management
5 17 (10.69%) Migration
6 14 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (8.81%) Test Scripting
6 14 (8.81%) ITIL V3
7 10 (6.29%) Network Design
7 10 (6.29%) CRM
7 10 (6.29%) Project Management
7 10 (6.29%) Change Management
8 8 (5.03%) Validation
8 8 (5.03%) Server Building
9 7 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.40%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.77%) ETL
10 6 (3.77%) Scrum
10 6 (3.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (36.48%) PowerShell
2 30 (18.87%) JavaScript
3 29 (18.24%) VBScript
4 21 (13.21%) SQL
5 7 (4.40%) C#
6 2 (1.26%) C
6 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (44.65%) Security Cleared
2 66 (41.51%) SC Cleared
3 62 (38.99%) MCSE
4 53 (33.33%) MCSA
5 52 (32.70%) MCITP
6 41 (25.79%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (15.72%) ISTQB
8 20 (12.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 20 (12.58%) CCNA
9 18 (11.32%) MCP
10 17 (10.69%) ISEB
10 17 (10.69%) CCNP
11 13 (8.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (8.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (8.18%) A+ Certification
11 13 (8.18%) Network+ Certification
12 11 (6.92%) MCTS
12 11 (6.92%) Degree
13 8 (5.03%) DV Cleared
14 7 (4.40%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (33.96%) Active Directory
2 20 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.43%) Hyper-V
4 13 (8.18%) vSphere
5 7 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.40%) XenApp
6 3 (1.89%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.26%) vCloud
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.63%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 17 (10.69%) SCCM
2 14 (8.81%) SCOM
3 7 (4.40%) vMotion
4 5 (3.14%) SAP Afaria
5 4 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.26%) MOM
6 2 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.26%) WSUS
7 1 (0.63%) Netcool
7 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 124 (77.99%) Microsoft
2 41 (25.79%) HP
3 36 (22.64%) VMware
4 31 (19.50%) Cisco
5 20 (12.58%) Intel
6 9 (5.66%) Citrix
7 5 (3.14%) Telerik
7 5 (3.14%) 3PAR
8 3 (1.89%) Nintex
8 3 (1.89%) McAfee
8 3 (1.89%) Apple
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle
9 2 (1.26%) CA
9 2 (1.26%) CommVault
9 2 (1.26%) Symantec
9 2 (1.26%) Veritas
9 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.26%) PlateSpin
10 1 (0.63%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.63%) Infor
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