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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 93 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 28 59 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.42% 2.77% 3.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.60% 6.99% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 34
Median daily rate £344 £363 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £280 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £395 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £14.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.53 £16.92 £15.82
% change year-on-year
+50.88% +6.93%
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
778 844 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.41% 39.68% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 524 417
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 24
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -34.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.98 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.83 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 25 August 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
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 25 August 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 +8 10 £347 +23.92%
Basingstoke +7 4 £304 -26.36%
Portsmouth -11 4 £245 -37.17% 2
Fareham - 3 £425 -
Southampton -13 2 £475 +31.03% 5
Andover - 1 £110 - 2
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 54 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 41 (60.29%) Windows
2 41 (60.29%) Security Cleared
3 35 (51.47%) Active Directory
4 31 (45.59%) SC Cleared
5 26 (38.24%) MCSE
5 26 (38.24%) Windows Server
6 24 (35.29%) VMware
7 22 (32.35%) MS Excel
8 21 (30.88%) DNS
8 21 (30.88%) PowerShell
9 20 (29.41%) PKI
9 20 (29.41%) Cisco
10 19 (27.94%) HP
10 19 (27.94%) ITIL
11 18 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (26.47%) MCITP
12 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (22.06%) LDAP
13 14 (20.59%) Linux
13 14 (20.59%) VBScript
13 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (19.12%) HTML
14 13 (19.12%) MCP
14 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (17.65%) SharePoint
15 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
16 11 (16.18%) .NET
16 11 (16.18%) Unix
16 11 (16.18%) MCSA

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 12 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.24%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.47%) SAS
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.88%) DNS
2 15 (22.06%) LDAP
3 11 (16.18%) DHCP
4 8 (11.76%) Kerberos
4 8 (11.76%) X.500
5 6 (8.82%) SAN
5 6 (8.82%) X.509
6 5 (7.35%) WAN
7 4 (5.88%) LAN
8 3 (4.41%) Firewall
8 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.41%) VPN
9 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.94%) VoIP
10 1 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (1.47%) Intranet
10 1 (1.47%) IPv4
10 1 (1.47%) IPv6
10 1 (1.47%) NAS
10 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.94%) HDInsight
4 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.47%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) InstallShield
1 2 (2.94%) MSI
1 2 (2.94%) TestDirector
1 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.35%) Military
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) Active Directory Engineer
1 10 (14.71%) Analyst
2 9 (13.24%) Architect
3 6 (8.82%) Security Architect
3 6 (8.82%) Test Specialist
3 6 (8.82%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Security Specialist
4 5 (7.35%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Build Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Integration Specialist
6 3 (4.41%) Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Integration Test Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Security Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Administrator
7 2 (2.94%) DBA
7 2 (2.94%) Service Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) HTML
2 11 (16.18%) .NET
3 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.88%) XML
5 3 (4.41%) CSS
6 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.47%) Ajax
6 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.47%) Handlebars
6 1 (1.47%) HTML5
6 1 (1.47%) jQuery
6 1 (1.47%) JSON
6 1 (1.47%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.47%) LESS
6 1 (1.47%) React
6 1 (1.47%) REST
6 1 (1.47%) Sass
6 1 (1.47%) Web Services
6 1 (1.47%) XHTML
6 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) PKI
2 9 (13.24%) Replication
3 7 (10.29%) Smartcard
4 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.41%) Clustering
6 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.94%) Statistics
8 1 (1.47%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.47%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (60.29%) Windows
2 26 (38.24%) Windows Server
3 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (20.59%) Linux
5 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (16.18%) Unix
6 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
7 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (8.82%) Solaris
9 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) Security Testing
2 9 (13.24%) Test Scripting
3 8 (11.76%) Validation
4 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.82%) High Availability
5 5 (7.35%) ITIL V3
5 5 (7.35%) Service Management
6 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.88%) Project Management
6 4 (5.88%) Server Building
6 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.41%) Analytics
7 3 (4.41%) Operations Management
7 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.41%) Software Deployment
7 3 (4.41%) System Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Time Management
7 3 (4.41%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) PowerShell
2 14 (20.59%) VBScript
3 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.24%) SQL
5 3 (4.41%) C#
5 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.94%) VB
7 1 (1.47%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) Perl
7 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 41 (60.29%) Security Cleared
2 31 (45.59%) SC Cleared
3 26 (38.24%) MCSE
4 18 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (26.47%) MCITP
5 13 (19.12%) MCP
6 11 (16.18%) MCSA
7 10 (14.71%) CCNA
8 9 (13.24%) ISTQB
8 9 (13.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 9 (13.24%) MCTS
9 8 (11.76%) DV Cleared
9 8 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (10.29%) CCNP
10 7 (10.29%) ISEB
11 5 (7.35%) Degree
11 5 (7.35%) VCP4
12 4 (5.88%) VCP5
13 3 (4.41%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (51.47%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.18%) vSphere
4 5 (7.35%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (8.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (5.88%) SCCM
3 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.47%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.47%) vMotion
Vendors
1 54 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.29%) VMware
3 20 (29.41%) Cisco
4 19 (27.94%) HP
5 6 (8.82%) Intel Security
6 5 (7.35%) Citrix
7 4 (5.88%) Altiris
7 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.88%) Remedy
7 4 (5.88%) Supermicro
8 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.41%) NetApp
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle
8 3 (4.41%) Symantec
9 2 (2.94%) F5
9 2 (2.94%) Lumension
10 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.47%) Meraki
10 1 (1.47%) Nintex
10 1 (1.47%) Verint
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