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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 27 18 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.90% 7.55% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 24.75% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 5
Median daily rate £475 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.96 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £17.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+27.94% +0.95%
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
66 101 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 29.60% 30.51% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 82 59
Median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £401 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 10
Median hourly rate £12.38 £37.96 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.38% +40.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £17.20 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £48.23 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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
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 26 September 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%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) CCA
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) HDInsight
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (50.00%) HDInsight
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL DBA
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCA
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
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Rate: £35,609 -£41,255 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago