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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 73 79 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 35 48 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.90% 2.24% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.03% 5.35% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 38
Median daily rate £328 £388 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% +19.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £328 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £600 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £46.50 £15.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.42% -62.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.41
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.59%
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
696 898 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.70% 41.88% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 531 505
Median daily rate £390 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 40 34
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +193.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.58 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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 +7 13 £323 -2.27%
Portsmouth +4 5 - -
Basingstoke +4 3 - - 1
Southampton -1 2 £301 -16.89% 3
Andover - 2 £115 -
Winchester +5 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 51 (82.26%) Microsoft
2 38 (61.29%) Active Directory
3 32 (51.61%) Security Cleared
4 30 (48.39%) Windows
5 21 (33.87%) DNS
5 21 (33.87%) MCTS
6 20 (32.26%) Windows Server
7 19 (30.65%) PKI
7 19 (30.65%) MCP
8 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
10 16 (25.81%) VMware
11 15 (24.19%) MCSE
12 14 (22.58%) ITIL
13 13 (20.97%) LDAP
13 13 (20.97%) Kerberos
13 13 (20.97%) X.500
13 13 (20.97%) Replication
14 12 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (19.35%) Cisco
14 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
14 12 (19.35%) MCITP
15 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
15 11 (17.74%) HP
16 10 (16.13%) CCNA
16 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
17 9 (14.52%) MCSA
17 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
18 8 (12.90%) Validation

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 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.23%) IaaS
2 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.87%) DNS
2 13 (20.97%) Kerberos
2 13 (20.97%) LDAP
2 13 (20.97%) X.500
3 7 (11.29%) DHCP
4 5 (8.06%) SAN
5 4 (6.45%) Firewall
6 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.84%) Wireless
7 2 (3.23%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.23%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.23%) Skype
7 2 (3.23%) VoIP
7 2 (3.23%) VPN
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.61%) H.323
8 1 (1.61%) Q.931
8 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.61%) SCCP
8 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (1.61%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.61%) MSI
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.61%) StarTeam
1 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.61%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (8.06%) Military
2 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Active Directory Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Architect
3 6 (9.68%) Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Consultant
4 4 (6.45%) Build Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) CISSP Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) Security Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) Server Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Report Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) CSS
1 7 (11.29%) HTML
2 4 (6.45%) .NET
2 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.45%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) Ajax
3 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.61%) Handlebars
3 1 (1.61%) HTML5
3 1 (1.61%) jQuery
3 1 (1.61%) JSON
3 1 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.61%) LESS
3 1 (1.61%) React
3 1 (1.61%) REST
3 1 (1.61%) RFC 2833
3 1 (1.61%) Sass
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) XHTML
3 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) PKI
2 13 (20.97%) Replication
3 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.84%) Smartcard
6 2 (3.23%) Clustering
6 2 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (48.39%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Windows Server
3 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.06%) Linux
6 5 (8.06%) Solaris
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.84%) Unix
9 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.61%) AIX
10 1 (1.61%) Android
10 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) Validation
3 5 (8.06%) Server Building
3 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.45%) High Availability
4 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.45%) Information Security
5 3 (4.84%) Analytics
5 3 (4.84%) Change Management
5 3 (4.84%) Operations Management
5 3 (4.84%) Prototyping
5 3 (4.84%) Records Management
5 3 (4.84%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (4.84%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.23%) Defect Management
6 2 (3.23%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.23%) Presales
6 2 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.29%) VBScript
3 6 (9.68%) SQL
4 4 (6.45%) Ada
4 4 (6.45%) Ada 83
4 4 (6.45%) Ada 95
4 4 (6.45%) C#
4 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) Perl
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (51.61%) Security Cleared
2 21 (33.87%) MCTS
3 19 (30.65%) MCP
4 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
5 15 (24.19%) MCSE
6 12 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (19.35%) MCITP
7 10 (16.13%) CCNA
8 9 (14.52%) MCSA
9 7 (11.29%) DV Cleared
10 5 (8.06%) Degree
10 5 (8.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (6.45%) CCNP
11 4 (6.45%) MCSD
11 4 (6.45%) VCP4
11 4 (6.45%) VCP5
12 3 (4.84%) CCA
12 3 (4.84%) CISSP
12 3 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.23%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.23%) vSphere
4 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.23%) XenServer
5 1 (1.61%) Firmware
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (8.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (6.45%) SCCM
4 2 (3.23%) SCOM
4 2 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.61%) Netcool
5 1 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 51 (82.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.81%) VMware
3 12 (19.35%) Cisco
4 11 (17.74%) HP
5 7 (11.29%) Citrix
6 5 (8.06%) Intel Security
7 4 (6.45%) Altiris
7 4 (6.45%) Supermicro
8 3 (4.84%) Avaya
8 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.23%) Dell
9 2 (3.23%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (3.23%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.23%) NetApp
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle
9 2 (3.23%) Symantec
10 1 (1.61%) AppSense
10 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.61%) Sophos
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago