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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 82 98
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 93 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.29% 1.27% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.63% 3.25% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 16 3
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£316 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £123 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £500 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.00% +127.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
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
800 739 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.90% 39.14% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 325 280
Average daily rate £355 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.97% +38.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £55.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +3 18 £313 +4.16% 5
Portsmouth -1 6 £145 -50.00% 2
Basingstoke 0 3 £325 +195.45% 1
Havant -4 3 £388 +3.33%
Aldershot - 3 £160 -
Farnborough - 3 £294 - 3
Winchester - 1 - -
Petersfield - - - -
Andover - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 119 (72.56%) Microsoft
2 96 (58.54%) Windows
3 88 (53.66%) Security Cleared
4 80 (48.78%) SC Cleared
5 69 (42.07%) ITIL
6 67 (40.85%) MCSA
7 66 (40.24%) Active Directory
8 65 (39.63%) HTML
8 65 (39.63%) MCITP
9 60 (36.59%) PowerShell
10 49 (29.88%) Cisco Certification
11 47 (28.66%) MCSE
12 44 (26.83%) HP
13 41 (25.00%) Cisco
14 40 (24.39%) MS Excel
15 39 (23.78%) VMware
16 35 (21.34%) XML
17 34 (20.73%) JavaScript
18 33 (20.12%) VBScript
18 33 (20.12%) High Availability
19 31 (18.90%) .NET
20 30 (18.29%) ASP.NET
21 29 (17.68%) Windows 7
22 28 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
23 27 (16.46%) ISTQB
24 26 (15.85%) CCNA
25 25 (15.24%) Windows Server 2003
25 25 (15.24%) Linux
26 24 (14.63%) Security Testing
27 23 (14.02%) JSP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 18 (10.98%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.88%) Lync
4 7 (4.27%) IIS
5 6 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.61%) Node.js
8 1 (0.61%) Apache
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 40 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.54%) MS Office
3 5 (3.05%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.98%) LAN
2 8 (4.88%) DNS
3 7 (4.27%) DHCP
3 7 (4.27%) WAN
4 6 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.05%) SSL
5 5 (3.05%) X.400
6 4 (2.44%) X.500
6 4 (2.44%) Firewall
6 4 (2.44%) VPN
6 4 (2.44%) SMTP
7 3 (1.83%) SAN
7 3 (1.83%) Intranet
7 3 (1.83%) Internet
7 3 (1.83%) Extranet
7 3 (1.83%) VLAN
8 2 (1.22%) Network Security
8 2 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.22%) WLAN
9 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.05%) OLAP
6 5 (3.05%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (2.44%) MS Access
8 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.05%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.22%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.22%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.61%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.61%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (3.05%) Telecoms
1 5 (3.05%) Military
2 1 (0.61%) Finance
2 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (18.90%) Support Engineer
2 25 (15.24%) Wintel Engineer
3 20 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (8.54%) Test Specialist
5 13 (7.93%) Developer
6 11 (6.71%) Messaging Engineer
7 10 (6.10%) Network Engineer
8 9 (5.49%) Analyst
8 9 (5.49%) Network Support
9 8 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.66%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.66%) Security Specialist
11 6 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (3.66%) Test Manager
11 6 (3.66%) Consultant
11 6 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (3.05%) Field Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) Desktop Support
12 5 (3.05%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (39.63%) HTML
2 35 (21.34%) XML
3 31 (18.90%) .NET
4 30 (18.29%) ASP.NET
5 23 (14.02%) JSP
6 7 (4.27%) jQuery
7 6 (3.66%) CSS
8 5 (3.05%) XHTML
9 4 (2.44%) HTML5
10 3 (1.83%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 2 (1.22%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.61%) ADO.NET
12 1 (0.61%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.61%) CSS3
12 1 (0.61%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.49%) Blackberry
1 9 (5.49%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.88%) Clustering
3 6 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.44%) Replication
5 3 (1.83%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.83%) User Experience
6 2 (1.22%) NHS
6 2 (1.22%) PDA
7 1 (0.61%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) EPoS
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 96 (58.54%) Windows
2 29 (17.68%) Windows 7
3 28 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (15.24%) Linux
4 25 (15.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (12.80%) UNIX
6 11 (6.71%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.83%) Android
9 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.22%) AIX
10 1 (0.61%) Solaris
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (42.07%) ITIL
2 33 (20.12%) High Availability
3 24 (14.63%) Security Testing
4 19 (11.59%) Migration
4 19 (11.59%) Knowledge Management
5 16 (9.76%) Project Management
6 15 (9.15%) Test Scripting
6 15 (9.15%) ITIL V3
7 13 (7.93%) Validation
8 12 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.71%) Network Design
9 11 (6.71%) Change Management
10 9 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.49%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (4.27%) CRM
12 6 (3.66%) ETL
12 6 (3.66%) Scrum
12 6 (3.66%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.66%) Kimball Methodology
12 6 (3.66%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (36.59%) PowerShell
2 34 (20.73%) JavaScript
3 33 (20.12%) VBScript
4 20 (12.20%) SQL
5 7 (4.27%) C#
6 6 (3.66%) VB
7 3 (1.83%) PHP
8 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 88 (53.66%) Security Cleared
2 80 (48.78%) SC Cleared
3 67 (40.85%) MCSA
4 65 (39.63%) MCITP
5 49 (29.88%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (28.66%) MCSE
7 27 (16.46%) ISTQB
8 26 (15.85%) CCNA
9 23 (14.02%) MCP
10 21 (12.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 18 (10.98%) CCNP
12 16 (9.76%) Degree
13 15 (9.15%) DV Cleared
14 14 (8.54%) A+ Certification
14 14 (8.54%) Network+ Certification
15 13 (7.93%) ISEB
15 13 (7.93%) MCTS
16 12 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 10 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 6 (3.66%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (40.24%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.37%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.32%) vSphere
5 4 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.83%) vCloud
7 2 (1.22%) XenApp
7 2 (1.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (5.49%) SCCM
2 8 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (4.27%) SCOM
4 4 (2.44%) Nagios
5 3 (1.83%) OpenView
5 3 (1.83%) SAP Afaria
6 2 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.61%) Netcool
7 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.61%) Nessus
7 1 (0.61%) Nmap
7 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 119 (72.56%) Microsoft
2 44 (26.83%) HP
3 41 (25.00%) Cisco
4 39 (23.78%) VMware
5 10 (6.10%) Citrix
6 9 (5.49%) Oracle
6 9 (5.49%) NetApp
7 6 (3.66%) McAfee
8 5 (3.05%) Telerik
8 5 (3.05%) CA
9 4 (2.44%) Primavera
9 4 (2.44%) Lumension
10 3 (1.83%) Nintex
10 3 (1.83%) PlateSpin
10 3 (1.83%) Apple
11 2 (1.22%) Veritas
11 2 (1.22%) Sun
11 2 (1.22%) Dell
11 2 (1.22%) EMC
12 1 (0.61%) Intel
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