The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 11 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.63% 0.61% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.22% 4.76% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Qualifications Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 11.84% 12.80% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 16
Median daily rate £325 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £50.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.47% +288.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Telnet
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) SMTP
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) FTP
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (60.00%) SSL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (60.00%) SMTP
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) Telnet
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Splunk