The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 39 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.64% 2.10% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 7.22% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Average daily rate
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£215 £470 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.25% +42.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.82 £17.49 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +12.83%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
81 97 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.19% 29.13% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 72 48
Average daily rate £338 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 35
Average hourly rate £33.00 £13.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Southampton region.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Southampton region.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) MCSE
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) CCNP
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) Intel
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (36.36%) VCP5
6 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) MCTS
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) Budget Control
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) MCSA
7 2 (18.18%) SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) WLAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Designer
1 4 (36.36%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Budget Control
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (36.36%) VCP5
3 3 (27.27%) MCTS
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) MCSA
5 1 (9.09%) MCDST
5 1 (9.09%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Intel
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) Sun
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