The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Rank 71 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.29% 2.42% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.15% 13.36% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 9
Median daily rate £230 £395 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.77% +26.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £16.92 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-4.90% +7.29%

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
153 262 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.14% 18.14% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 175 141
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +68.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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

1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) Windows
3 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
4 11 (37.93%) ITIL
4 11 (37.93%) MCSE
5 8 (27.59%) Linux
5 8 (27.59%) Degree
6 7 (24.14%) MCITP
6 7 (24.14%) VMware
6 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
6 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) Web Services
7 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
8 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
8 5 (17.24%) SOAP
9 4 (13.79%) Citrix
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
9 4 (13.79%) MCDBA
9 4 (13.79%) vSphere
9 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
9 4 (13.79%) Ajax
9 4 (13.79%) MCTS
9 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
10 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
10 3 (10.34%) Firewall
10 3 (10.34%) Finance

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
1 3 (10.34%) LAN
1 3 (10.34%) LDAP
1 3 (10.34%) SAN
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.45%) FTP
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Billing
2 2 (6.90%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) DBA
1 6 (20.69%) Service Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) Service Desk Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) SQL DBA
2 5 (17.24%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (17.24%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Service Desk Support
2 5 (17.24%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) CRM Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Server Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) SOAP
3 4 (13.79%) Ajax
4 3 (10.34%) .NET
4 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) ebXML
4 3 (10.34%) LAMP
4 3 (10.34%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) WCF
5 2 (6.90%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.34%) PKI
1 3 (10.34%) Smartcard
2 2 (6.90%) e-Learning
2 2 (6.90%) Fintech
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) SUSE
5 3 (10.34%) Unix
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
2 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Open Source
4 2 (6.90%) Analytics
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Coaching
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps
4 2 (6.90%) Document Management
4 2 (6.90%) ETL
4 2 (6.90%) Logistics
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Prototyping
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.34%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) C++
3 3 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) PHP
3 3 (10.34%) Ruby
4 2 (6.90%) C
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) MCSE
2 8 (27.59%) Degree
3 7 (24.14%) MCITP
4 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (13.79%) MCDBA
5 4 (13.79%) MCTS
6 3 (10.34%) CCNP
6 3 (10.34%) RHCE
7 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
7 2 (6.90%) CCA
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (6.90%) MCDST
8 1 (3.45%) CCNA
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) HL7
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) vSphere
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Server
4 2 (6.90%) Docker
4 2 (6.90%) vCloud
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.90%) VMware GSX
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.90%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) Brocade
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) EMC
4 3 (10.34%) Xerox
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) Adobe
6 1 (3.45%) Apple
6 1 (3.45%) Canon
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Mitel
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