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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 75 102
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +27
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 78 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.65% 1.53% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.65% 5.00% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 15 13
Average daily rate
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£348 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £423 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -53.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.84 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-4.98% +0.53%
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
902 500 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 42.21% 30.62% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 278 346
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 60
Average hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -55.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 20 October 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
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 20 October 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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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
Hook - 26 £347 - 1
Basingstoke +12 7 £325 - 2
Southampton -8 6 £350 -18.12% 4
Havant +2 5 £400 +16.36% 1
Fareham - 1 - -
Andover - - - - 1
Eastleigh - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 3
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 2
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 91 (69.47%) Microsoft
2 80 (61.07%) Windows
3 77 (58.78%) Security Cleared
4 70 (53.44%) Active Directory
5 67 (51.15%) MCSE
6 54 (41.22%) SC Cleared
6 54 (41.22%) MCITP
7 44 (33.59%) PowerShell
7 44 (33.59%) HP
8 42 (32.06%) ITIL
9 40 (30.53%) HTML
10 35 (26.72%) MCP
11 34 (25.95%) MS Exchange
12 31 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
13 30 (22.90%) VBScript
14 28 (21.37%) MS Excel
15 27 (20.61%) VMware
15 27 (20.61%) DV Cleared
16 26 (19.85%) MCSA
16 26 (19.85%) UNIX
17 25 (19.08%) Cisco
17 25 (19.08%) ISTQB
18 23 (17.56%) Linux
19 22 (16.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
20 21 (16.03%) Validation
21 20 (15.27%) X.400
21 20 (15.27%) ASP.NET
21 20 (15.27%) JSP
21 20 (15.27%) XML
21 20 (15.27%) JavaScript

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 34 (25.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (3.82%) Lync
3 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.29%) Documentum
5 2 (1.53%) IIS
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (21.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.27%) X.400
2 19 (14.50%) X.500
3 15 (11.45%) SMTP
4 14 (10.69%) Firewall
5 9 (6.87%) SAN
6 7 (5.34%) DNS
6 7 (5.34%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.05%) DHCP
7 4 (3.05%) LAN
7 4 (3.05%) WAN
8 3 (2.29%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.29%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.29%) SSL
9 2 (1.53%) VLAN
10 1 (0.76%) Internet
10 1 (0.76%) 3G
10 1 (0.76%) Network Security
10 1 (0.76%) IPv4
10 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.11%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (5.34%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.29%) MS Access
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MSI
2 3 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.53%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (6.87%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (15.27%) Messaging Engineer
2 16 (12.21%) Wintel Engineer
3 14 (10.69%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.92%) Consultant
5 9 (6.87%) Test Specialist
6 8 (6.11%) Administrator
6 8 (6.11%) Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (4.58%) Test Leader
7 6 (4.58%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (3.82%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Security Specialist
9 4 (3.05%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Wintel Consultant
10 3 (2.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (2.29%) Integration Analyst
10 3 (2.29%) Integration Test Analyst
10 3 (2.29%) Exchange Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.53%) HTML
2 20 (15.27%) .NET
2 20 (15.27%) ASP.NET
2 20 (15.27%) JSP
2 20 (15.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.63%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.11%) Clustering
4 7 (5.34%) PKI
5 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.05%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.29%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.53%) CMDB
8 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.76%) Replication
9 1 (0.76%) NHS
9 1 (0.76%) iPhone
9 1 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 80 (61.07%) Windows
2 26 (19.85%) UNIX
3 23 (17.56%) Linux
4 19 (14.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.82%) Windows 2000
6 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.05%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.06%) ITIL
2 21 (16.03%) Validation
3 19 (14.50%) High Availability
4 16 (12.21%) Test Scripting
5 15 (11.45%) Security Testing
6 11 (8.40%) Project Management
7 10 (7.63%) Knowledge Management
8 9 (6.87%) CRM
9 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.58%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.58%) Software Testing
10 5 (3.82%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.82%) Migration
11 4 (3.05%) Document Management
11 4 (3.05%) Change Management
11 4 (3.05%) Time Management
11 4 (3.05%) Release Management
12 3 (2.29%) QMS
12 3 (2.29%) Kimball Methodology
12 3 (2.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.59%) PowerShell
2 30 (22.90%) VBScript
3 20 (15.27%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.40%) SQL
5 9 (6.87%) VB
6 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 77 (58.78%) Security Cleared
2 67 (51.15%) MCSE
3 54 (41.22%) MCITP
3 54 (41.22%) SC Cleared
4 35 (26.72%) MCP
5 31 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (20.61%) DV Cleared
7 26 (19.85%) MCSA
8 25 (19.08%) ISTQB
9 22 (16.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 19 (14.50%) Degree
11 13 (9.92%) CCNA
12 10 (7.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (6.87%) MCDST
13 9 (6.87%) CCNP
14 8 (6.11%) MCTS
15 6 (4.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 4 (3.05%) A+ Certification
17 3 (2.29%) HND
17 3 (2.29%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) SLA
2 3 (2.29%) BS7799
2 3 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (53.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.40%) vSphere
4 3 (2.29%) Nmap
4 3 (2.29%) vCloud
4 3 (2.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (9.92%) SCCM
2 6 (4.58%) SCOM
3 5 (3.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (3.05%) WSUS
4 4 (3.05%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (3.05%) SAP Afaria
5 3 (2.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (2.29%) Nessus
5 3 (2.29%) MOM
5 3 (2.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 91 (69.47%) Microsoft
2 44 (33.59%) HP
3 27 (20.61%) VMware
4 25 (19.08%) Cisco
5 11 (8.40%) Oracle
6 10 (7.63%) Symantec
7 9 (6.87%) Citrix
8 4 (3.05%) EMC
9 3 (2.29%) Sun
9 3 (2.29%) Primavera
9 3 (2.29%) Clearswift
9 3 (2.29%) PlateSpin
9 3 (2.29%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.53%) Intel
11 1 (0.76%) Dell
11 1 (0.76%) Siebel
11 1 (0.76%) Wyse
11 1 (0.76%) Remedy
11 1 (0.76%) CA
11 1 (0.76%) CommVault
Hook, Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £120 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £1 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 10 days ago