The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North Yorkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 29 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.09% 2.79% 8.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.90% 12.20% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 13
Average daily rate £375 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £285 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
Qualifications Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 17.57% 22.91% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 30
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £580 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.21 £51.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.17% +230.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Harrogate - 4 - - 1
York -18 1 £375 - 4
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
6 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco
7 7 (43.75%) Terminal Services
7 7 (43.75%) IIS
8 6 (37.50%) MCSA
8 6 (37.50%) MCITP
8 6 (37.50%) Firewall
8 6 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (31.25%) SCOM
9 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
9 5 (31.25%) Migration
9 5 (31.25%) VMware
9 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
10 4 (25.00%) Mac OS X
10 4 (25.00%) .NET
10 4 (25.00%) Brocade
10 4 (25.00%) McAfee
10 4 (25.00%) F5
10 4 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (18.75%) Project Management
11 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (43.75%) IIS
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) DDNS
5 1 (6.25%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCSA
1 6 (37.50%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Terminal Services
3 6 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCOM
2 4 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 4 (25.00%) Brocade
4 4 (25.00%) McAfee
4 4 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Remedy
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago