The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 1.27% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +5.13%
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 Winchester region.

Qualifications Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
54 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 34.18% 19.40% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 12
Average daily rate £375 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IPv4
1 1 (33.33%) IPv6
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Packet Switching
1 1 (33.33%) SDH
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle