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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 76 67 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.22% 2.41% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.75% 11.80% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 11
Median daily rate £400 £120 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £118 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
Microsoft Certification
West Yorkshire

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
160 322 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.96% 20.38% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 213 138
Median daily rate £418 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 1
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% -6.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016, 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 25 (96.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) MCSE
3 10 (38.46%) ITIL
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 8 (30.77%) MCITP
5 8 (30.77%) Degree
6 6 (23.08%) Web Services
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 5 (19.23%) SOAP
7 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
8 4 (15.38%) MCDBA
8 4 (15.38%) .NET
8 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (15.38%) Citrix
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (15.38%) VMware
8 4 (15.38%) Ajax
8 4 (15.38%) MCTS
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
9 3 (11.54%) Ruby
9 3 (11.54%) HL7
9 3 (11.54%) PKI
9 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
9 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008

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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) LDAP
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.85%) FTP
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) Big Data
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) DBA
1 7 (26.92%) SQL DBA
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) CRM Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Lync Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) SOAP
3 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) Ajax
4 3 (11.54%) CSS
4 3 (11.54%) ebXML
4 3 (11.54%) LAMP
4 3 (11.54%) REST
5 2 (7.69%) WCF
5 2 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.54%) PKI
1 3 (11.54%) Smartcard
2 2 (7.69%) Fintech
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (11.54%) CRM
3 3 (11.54%) ETL
3 3 (11.54%) Open Source
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) Prototyping
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Data Security
5 1 (3.85%) Document Management
5 1 (3.85%) MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) C++
3 3 (11.54%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
3 3 (11.54%) Ruby
3 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) MCSE
2 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 8 (30.77%) MCITP
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (15.38%) MCDBA
3 4 (15.38%) MCTS
4 3 (11.54%) CCNP
4 3 (11.54%) RHCE
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.69%) CCA
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.85%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.85%) MCAD
6 1 (3.85%) MCDST
6 1 (3.85%) MCSD
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) HL7
2 1 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Docker
3 2 (7.69%) vCloud
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.69%) VMware GSX
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Server
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) Xerox
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) Canon
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Mitel
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