Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 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 > Portsmouth
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 40 40
Rank change year-on-year -17 0 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.14% 1.96% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.39% 5.13% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Portsmouth median daily rate - £319 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.10% -37.18%
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £300 £330
% change year-on-year +29.17% -9.09% -8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - £13.70
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.39 £30.75 £13.70
% change year-on-year -36.96% +124.45% -54.68%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 177 117 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 33.52% 38.24% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 50 45
Portsmouth median daily rate £475 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +15.38% -23.53%
10th Percentile £237 £289 £202
90th Percentile £650 £491 £613
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.56% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 24
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
10th Percentile £38.79 £34.33 £17.73
90th Percentile £78.17 £58.73 £53.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% +65.05%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Portsmouth

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Portsmouth

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) Server Building
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Server Management
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Skype
3 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Service Owner
2 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
1 3 (50.00%) Server Building
1 3 (50.00%) Server Management
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
2 3 (50.00%) VMware