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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 53 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 74 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.42% 0.81% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.40% 2.35% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 7 5
Average daily rate
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£323 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £266 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £420 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £27.25 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.68% +8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.89 £15.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+5.90% -19.70%
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
1000 597 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 46.19% 34.39% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 301 184
Average daily rate £360 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 47
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -58.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £47.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 29 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 December 2014. 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
Hook - 20 £326 -
Southampton 0 7 £123 - 4
Andover -3 2 - -
Portsmouth -7 2 £300 - 8
Farnborough - 1 - - 3
Aldershot - - - - 1
Winchester - - - - 2
Basingstoke - - - - 2
Fareham - - - - 2
Havant - - - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 114 (77.03%) Microsoft
2 100 (67.57%) Windows
3 87 (58.78%) Active Directory
3 87 (58.78%) Security Cleared
4 68 (45.95%) SC Cleared
5 66 (44.59%) MCSE
6 59 (39.86%) MCITP
7 55 (37.16%) HTML
7 55 (37.16%) ITIL
8 49 (33.11%) PowerShell
9 47 (31.76%) HP
10 44 (29.73%) MCSA
11 34 (22.97%) XML
11 34 (22.97%) VMware
12 33 (22.30%) MCP
12 33 (22.30%) MS Excel
13 32 (21.62%) VBScript
14 30 (20.27%) Cisco Certification
14 30 (20.27%) Cisco
14 30 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 30 (20.27%) High Availability
15 28 (18.92%) MS Exchange
16 24 (16.22%) JavaScript
17 23 (15.54%) DV Cleared
18 21 (14.19%) ISTQB
18 21 (14.19%) .NET
18 21 (14.19%) ASP.NET
18 21 (14.19%) JSP
19 20 (13.51%) Degree
20 19 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 28 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.73%) Lync
3 4 (2.70%) IIS
4 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (22.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.14%) SMTP
1 15 (10.14%) X.400
2 14 (9.46%) X.500
3 12 (8.11%) DNS
4 10 (6.76%) DHCP
5 9 (6.08%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.41%) SAN
7 7 (4.73%) WAN
7 7 (4.73%) SSL
7 7 (4.73%) LAN
8 6 (4.05%) Firewall
9 3 (2.03%) VLAN
9 3 (2.03%) Wireshark
9 3 (2.03%) WLAN
9 3 (2.03%) VPN
9 3 (2.03%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.35%) Network Security
10 2 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.78%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.38%) MS Access
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (4.05%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.38%) Finance
3 3 (2.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (16.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 20 (13.51%) Messaging Engineer
3 15 (10.14%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (8.11%) Analyst
4 12 (8.11%) Consultant
5 8 (5.41%) Security Specialist
6 7 (4.73%) Desktop Support
6 7 (4.73%) Administrator
7 6 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (4.05%) Test Specialist
7 6 (4.05%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (3.38%) Report Analyst
8 5 (3.38%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.38%) Test Manager
8 5 (3.38%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.70%) Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (2.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (37.16%) HTML
2 34 (22.97%) XML
3 21 (14.19%) .NET
3 21 (14.19%) ASP.NET
3 21 (14.19%) JSP
4 2 (1.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Blackberry
2 11 (7.43%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.05%) Clustering
4 5 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.03%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.35%) PKI
7 2 (1.35%) CMDB
8 1 (0.68%) NHS
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 100 (67.57%) Windows
2 30 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (12.84%) Linux
4 18 (12.16%) UNIX
5 11 (7.43%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.05%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.38%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (37.16%) ITIL
2 30 (20.27%) High Availability
3 19 (12.84%) Project Management
4 18 (12.16%) Validation
5 16 (10.81%) Security Testing
6 14 (9.46%) Knowledge Management
7 12 (8.11%) Test Scripting
8 8 (5.41%) Migration
9 7 (4.73%) Change Management
9 7 (4.73%) CRM
9 7 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.05%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.05%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (3.38%) Critical Path Analysis
11 5 (3.38%) Time Management
11 5 (3.38%) Service Delivery
12 4 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (2.03%) Kimball Methodology
13 3 (2.03%) Analytics
13 3 (2.03%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.11%) PowerShell
2 32 (21.62%) VBScript
3 24 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.76%) SQL
5 7 (4.73%) VB
6 3 (2.03%) PHP
7 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (58.78%) Security Cleared
2 68 (45.95%) SC Cleared
3 66 (44.59%) MCSE
4 59 (39.86%) MCITP
5 44 (29.73%) MCSA
6 33 (22.30%) MCP
7 30 (20.27%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (15.54%) DV Cleared
9 21 (14.19%) ISTQB
10 20 (13.51%) Degree
11 18 (12.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 13 (8.78%) CCNA
13 11 (7.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (5.41%) CCNP
14 8 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (5.41%) MCTS
15 7 (4.73%) MCDST
16 5 (3.38%) HND
17 4 (2.70%) A+ Certification
17 4 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) SLA
2 3 (2.03%) BS7799
2 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (58.78%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.49%) vSphere
3 15 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.73%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.70%) vCloud
6 3 (2.03%) Nmap
7 1 (0.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.68%) Samba
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (11.49%) SCCM
2 9 (6.08%) SCOM
3 6 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.70%) Nagios
4 4 (2.70%) WSUS
5 3 (2.03%) Nessus
5 3 (2.03%) OpenView
5 3 (2.03%) SAP Afaria
6 2 (1.35%) MOM
7 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 114 (77.03%) Microsoft
2 47 (31.76%) HP
3 34 (22.97%) VMware
4 30 (20.27%) Cisco
5 14 (9.46%) Citrix
6 13 (8.78%) Oracle
7 10 (6.76%) Symantec
8 9 (6.08%) NetApp
9 5 (3.38%) Primavera
10 4 (2.70%) PlateSpin
10 4 (2.70%) Lumension
10 4 (2.70%) McAfee
10 4 (2.70%) Sun
11 3 (2.03%) CA
12 2 (1.35%) Dell
12 2 (1.35%) EMC
13 1 (0.68%) Juniper
13 1 (0.68%) IBM
13 1 (0.68%) Wyse
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