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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 37 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.13% 0.92% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.79% 3.33% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£308 £470 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.57% +106.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £358 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £514 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.76% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.67 £17.23 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +11.12%
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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
91 90 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.20% 27.69% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 68 59
Average daily rate £340 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £131 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 29
Average hourly rate £27.00 £11.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.78% -63.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.75 £35.00
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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) MCTS
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) MCSE
4 4 (33.33%) MCSA
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) Intel
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (33.33%) VCP5
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) Budget Control
5 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WLAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Designer
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Budget Control
2 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (25.00%) People Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCTS
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
2 4 (33.33%) MCSA
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (33.33%) VCP5
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) MCDST
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Intel
3 3 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
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