Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 November 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 105 89
Rank change year-on-year -15 -16 -31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 44 70 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.23% 1.79% 2.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.49% 4.77% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 55 78
Hampshire median daily rate £288 £330 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.88% -8.97% +6.62%
10th Percentile £128 £238 £280
90th Percentile £363 £473 £550
South East median daily rate £328 £343 £363
% change year-on-year -4.38% -5.52% +12.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £46.50 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.73% +142.98% +21.35%
10th Percentile £20.00 £23.81 £14.16
90th Percentile £38.25 £47.00 £33.70
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £22.45 £19.25
% change year-on-year -17.58% +16.60% +14.93%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1261 1467 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.39% 37.53% 41.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 970 1076
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.30%
10th Percentile £211 £271 £270
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 82 70
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +14.29% +55.56%
10th Percentile £19.13 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.08 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.06 £34.00 £29.95
% change year-on-year -26.29% +13.52% +76.18%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in Hampshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +11 10 £300 -36.00% 6
Portsmouth +3 10 £293 +19.39%
Petersfield - 5 £135 - 1
Winchester +15 4 £348 -
Basingstoke -34 4 £198 -34.98%
Farnborough - 3 - -
Bordon - 2 £145 -
Fareham -3 1 - - 1
Havant - 1 - -
Lyndhurst - 1 - -
Fleet - 1 £320 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 37 (84.09%) Microsoft
2 27 (61.36%) Windows
3 26 (59.09%) MCSE
4 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
5 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
5 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
6 13 (29.55%) VMware
7 12 (27.27%) ITIL
7 12 (27.27%) Office 365
8 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (22.73%) Windows 10
8 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 10 (22.73%) MCSA
8 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
9 9 (20.45%) SQL
9 9 (20.45%) VoIP
9 9 (20.45%) Change Management
9 9 (20.45%) vSphere
10 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
10 8 (18.18%) Cisco
10 8 (18.18%) Firewall
10 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
11 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
11 7 (15.91%) IP Telephony
11 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
11 7 (15.91%) Avaya
11 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (9.09%) Commerce Server
6 2 (4.55%) IIS
7 1 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) VoIP
2 8 (18.18%) Firewall
3 7 (15.91%) IP Telephony
4 5 (11.36%) Skype
4 5 (11.36%) VPN
5 3 (6.82%) DNS
5 3 (6.82%) SAN
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.55%) DHCP
6 2 (4.55%) DMZ
6 2 (4.55%) LAN
6 2 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.55%) WAN
7 1 (2.27%) IPsec
7 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.27%) PSTN
7 1 (2.27%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Administrator
3 4 (9.09%) Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Build Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) DBA
3 4 (9.09%) Resource Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) IT Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) IT Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (4.55%) Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.55%) Support Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
3 10 (22.73%) Windows 10
4 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.55%) Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Change Management
3 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.36%) High Availability
4 5 (11.36%) Server Building
5 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) User Stories
6 3 (6.82%) Data Encryption
6 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.82%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.55%) Resource Allocation
7 2 (4.55%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) MCSE
2 10 (22.73%) MCSA
3 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 6 (13.64%) MCITP
5 5 (11.36%) CCNA
5 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (6.82%) CCSA
8 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.55%) CCDP
8 2 (4.55%) CCNP
8 2 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.27%) CISSP
9 1 (2.27%) GIAC
9 1 (2.27%) HNC
9 1 (2.27%) HND
9 1 (2.27%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) vSphere
3 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.82%) BitLocker
6 2 (4.55%) UAG
7 1 (2.27%) NFS
7 1 (2.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (29.55%) VMware
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 7 (15.91%) Avaya
5 5 (11.36%) HP
5 5 (11.36%) McAfee
6 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix
8 2 (4.55%) IBM
8 2 (4.55%) Meraki
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
8 2 (4.55%) Veeam
9 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.27%) Symantec
9 1 (2.27%) Veritas