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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 88 80 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -33
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 47 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.61% 2.12% 3.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 4.98% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 46
Median daily rate £330 £363 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £271 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £415 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £37.96 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +140.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £17.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+27.94% +0.95%
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
689 943 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.90% 42.63% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 547 428
Median daily rate £400 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 28
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.96 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% +40.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Hook +4 10 £337 +29.61%
Portsmouth -6 4 £245 - 1
Basingstoke +10 3 £260 -
Andover - 3 £113 - 2
Gosport +20 2 £343 -
Southampton -9 2 £475 +31.03% 3
Fareham - 2 £425 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 50 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 38 (59.38%) Windows
3 37 (57.81%) Security Cleared
4 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 26 (40.63%) SC Cleared
6 24 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 23 (35.94%) MS Excel
8 22 (34.38%) VMware
9 21 (32.81%) MCSE
9 21 (32.81%) Cisco
10 19 (29.69%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (29.69%) MCITP
11 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
11 18 (28.13%) HP
11 18 (28.13%) ITIL
12 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (21.88%) HTML
13 14 (21.88%) VBScript
14 13 (20.31%) .NET
14 13 (20.31%) Linux
14 13 (20.31%) Windows 7
15 12 (18.75%) PKI
15 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
15 12 (18.75%) Unix
15 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
16 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
16 11 (17.19%) ISTQB
17 10 (15.63%) Security Testing
17 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting

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 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (35.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) LDAP
2 9 (14.06%) DNS
3 6 (9.38%) DHCP
3 6 (9.38%) X.509
4 5 (7.81%) SAN
5 4 (6.25%) Firewall
6 3 (4.69%) Kerberos
6 3 (4.69%) X.500
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.13%) LAN
7 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.13%) VoIP
7 2 (3.13%) WAN
8 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.56%) IPv4
8 1 (1.56%) IPv6
8 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.56%) SNMP
8 1 (1.56%) SSL
8 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.13%) HDInsight
3 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) InstallShield
1 2 (3.13%) MSI
1 2 (3.13%) TestDirector
1 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.25%) Military
2 3 (4.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Architect
3 6 (9.38%) Security Architect
3 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Test Specialist
4 5 (7.81%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Build Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
5 4 (6.25%) Security Specialist
6 3 (4.69%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Integration Test Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Integration Tester
6 3 (4.69%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Tester
7 2 (3.13%) Azure SQL DBA
7 2 (3.13%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) HTML
2 13 (20.31%) .NET
3 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.25%) XML
5 3 (4.69%) CSS
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 12 (18.75%) PKI
2 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.94%) Smartcard
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) Replication
5 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.13%) Clustering
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) Statistics
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (59.38%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (20.31%) Linux
4 13 (20.31%) Windows 7
5 12 (18.75%) Unix
5 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.38%) Solaris
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.25%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.56%) AIX
11 1 (1.56%) Android
11 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.56%) CentOS
11 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) ITIL
2 10 (15.63%) Security Testing
2 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting
3 6 (9.38%) High Availability
4 5 (7.81%) Server Building
4 5 (7.81%) Service Management
4 5 (7.81%) Validation
5 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 4 (6.25%) Project Management
5 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.69%) Analytics
6 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.69%) Software Deployment
6 3 (4.69%) System Testing
6 3 (4.69%) Time Management
6 3 (4.69%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 14 (21.88%) VBScript
3 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (4.69%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.13%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (57.81%) Security Cleared
2 26 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 21 (32.81%) MCSE
4 19 (29.69%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (29.69%) MCITP
5 11 (17.19%) ISTQB
6 10 (15.63%) CCNA
6 10 (15.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 10 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (15.63%) MCP
6 10 (15.63%) MCSA
7 9 (14.06%) ISEB
8 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
9 6 (9.38%) CCNP
9 6 (9.38%) MCTS
9 6 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (6.25%) VCP4
10 4 (6.25%) VCP5
11 3 (4.69%) CCA
11 3 (4.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.13%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.94%) vSphere
4 5 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.56%) Firmware
7 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.69%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.69%) SCCM
4 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.13%) SCOM
5 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.56%) Netcool
5 1 (1.56%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 50 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.38%) VMware
3 21 (32.81%) Cisco
4 18 (28.13%) HP
5 7 (10.94%) Intel Security
6 5 (7.81%) Citrix
7 4 (6.25%) Altiris
7 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.25%) Remedy
7 4 (6.25%) Supermicro
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle
8 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.69%) Symantec
9 2 (3.13%) Avaya
9 2 (3.13%) F5
9 2 (3.13%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.13%) Lumension
9 2 (3.13%) NetApp
10 1 (1.56%) Veeam
10 1 (1.56%) Verint
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