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 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 35 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.70% 2.22% 2.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 8.14% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Median daily rate £301 £363 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.89% +81.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £351 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.96 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.33 £17.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+13.70% +0.47%
Microsoft Certification
Hampshire

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
67 86 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.51% 27.30% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 71 40
Median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 8
Median hourly rate £25.50 £37.96 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.82% +46.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

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 6 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) CCA
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (50.00%) JSP 440
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (50.00%) Presales
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCA
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) RHCE
4 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec