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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South East / Hampshire
Rank 74 93 69
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 32 25 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.80% 1.32% 2.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.18% 3.16% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 27
Median daily rate £320 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £235 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £417 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.64 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-15.31% +22.58%

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
765 792 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 42.98% 41.97% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 497 412
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 35 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.38 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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 14 £320 -4.95% 1
Basingstoke +10 3 £110 - 3
Portsmouth -3 3 - - 1
Fareham - 2 - - 3
Southampton +5 1 £450 +35.84% 2
Farnborough - 1 £450 - 3
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 52 (73.24%) Microsoft
2 43 (60.56%) Active Directory
3 41 (57.75%) Windows
4 39 (54.93%) Security Cleared
5 31 (43.66%) Windows Server
6 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (38.03%) SC Cleared
8 26 (36.62%) PowerShell
9 25 (35.21%) MCTS
9 25 (35.21%) ITIL
10 24 (33.80%) VMware
11 22 (30.99%) MCITP
12 21 (29.58%) Cisco
13 20 (28.17%) VBScript
13 20 (28.17%) MCSA
13 20 (28.17%) Windows 7
14 18 (25.35%) XML
14 18 (25.35%) Firewall
15 17 (23.94%) MS Exchange
15 17 (23.94%) PKI
16 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (22.54%) SAN
17 15 (21.13%) Skype
17 15 (21.13%) Skype for Business
18 14 (19.72%) NetApp
18 14 (19.72%) VoIP
18 14 (19.72%) DNS
18 14 (19.72%) MCP

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 17 (23.94%) MS Exchange
2 16 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (21.13%) Skype for Business
4 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) Firewall
2 16 (22.54%) SAN
3 15 (21.13%) Skype
4 14 (19.72%) DNS
4 14 (19.72%) VoIP
5 11 (15.49%) Kerberos
5 11 (15.49%) LDAP
5 11 (15.49%) X.500
6 5 (7.04%) Wireless
7 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.82%) DHCP
8 2 (2.82%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.82%) RFID
8 2 (2.82%) SSL
8 2 (2.82%) VPN
9 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.41%) NAS
9 1 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.41%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (9.86%) Military
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Wintel Engineer
2 13 (18.31%) Active Directory Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Architect
3 7 (9.86%) Consultant
3 7 (9.86%) Server Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Ada Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Ada Software Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) CISSP Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.82%) IT Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) PowerShell Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Server Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) XML
2 11 (15.49%) CSS
3 6 (8.45%) HTML
4 3 (4.23%) .NET
4 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.41%) REST
5 1 (1.41%) RFC 2833
5 1 (1.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) PKI
2 11 (15.49%) Replication
3 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.23%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Clustering
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) RIA
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.41%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.41%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.41%) iPad
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (57.75%) Windows
2 31 (43.66%) Windows Server
3 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (28.17%) Windows 7
5 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.04%) Linux
8 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.23%) Unix
8 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.82%) Android
10 1 (1.41%) AIX
10 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) ITIL
2 10 (14.08%) Validation
3 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
4 5 (7.04%) High Availability
4 5 (7.04%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (5.63%) Software Deployment
6 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.23%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.82%) Change Management
7 2 (2.82%) Information Security
7 2 (2.82%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.82%) Migration
7 2 (2.82%) Operations Management
7 2 (2.82%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.82%) Prototyping
7 2 (2.82%) Records Management
7 2 (2.82%) Security Testing
7 2 (2.82%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) PowerShell
2 20 (28.17%) VBScript
3 7 (9.86%) Ada
3 7 (9.86%) Ada 83
3 7 (9.86%) Ada 95
4 6 (8.45%) C#
5 3 (4.23%) SQL
6 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (54.93%) Security Cleared
2 27 (38.03%) SC Cleared
3 25 (35.21%) MCTS
4 22 (30.99%) MCITP
5 20 (28.17%) MCSA
6 14 (19.72%) MCP
7 13 (18.31%) MCSE
8 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (11.27%) Degree
9 6 (8.45%) CCNA
10 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
10 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
11 2 (2.82%) A+ Certification
11 2 (2.82%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (2.82%) CISSP
11 2 (2.82%) ISEB
11 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (2.82%) MCSD
11 2 (2.82%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (60.56%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.31%) VMware ESX
4 7 (9.86%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (9.86%) vSphere
5 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.82%) XenServer
7 1 (1.41%) Firmware
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.41%) Netcool
3 1 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.41%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 52 (73.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (33.80%) VMware
3 21 (29.58%) Cisco
4 14 (19.72%) NetApp
5 8 (11.27%) HP
6 4 (5.63%) Citrix
7 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.82%) Avaya
8 2 (2.82%) Dell
8 2 (2.82%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (2.82%) Symantec
9 1 (1.41%) CA
9 1 (1.41%) IBM
9 1 (1.41%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.41%) Peregrine
9 1 (1.41%) Remedy
9 1 (1.41%) SAP
9 1 (1.41%) Sophos
9 1 (1.41%) Veritas
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