Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certification
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 44 50
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.14% 1.90% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.49% 4.26% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 13
Basingstoke median daily rate £150 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.83% +6.92% +261.11%
10th Percentile £105 £261 £256
90th Percentile £204 £422 £426
Hampshire median daily rate £310 £360 £348
% change year-on-year -13.89% +3.60% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - £22.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.26 - £21.50

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke.

Academic & Professional Certification
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 321 258 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 45.79% 44.56% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 80 60
Basingstoke median daily rate £342 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.15% -2.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £212 £207 £184
90th Percentile £463 £600 £439
Hampshire median daily rate £404 £380 £373
% change year-on-year +6.38% +2.01% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 2
Basingstoke median hourly rate £31.25 £25.38 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.15% +51.49% -55.33%
10th Percentile £16.22 £10.09 £11.58
90th Percentile £39.88 £70.25 £22.53
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.11% +169.70% -58.75%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Basingstoke

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Basingstoke

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (37.50%) RFID
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (12.50%) PKI
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) LDAP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
5 1 (12.50%) X.509

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (37.50%) RFID
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) X.509
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Cabling Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft