The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 34 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.67% 1.43% 4.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.20% 10.34% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.92 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -0.47%
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
41 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 13.67% 13.81% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 18
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.29% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 22 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harrogate - - - -
York - - - - 1
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) MCSE
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) PBX
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) Avaya
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) ISA Server
4 4 (50.00%) MGCP
4 4 (50.00%) H.323
4 4 (50.00%) Clustering
4 4 (50.00%) Polycom
4 4 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (50.00%) Lync
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (50.00%) MCITP
4 4 (50.00%) High Availability
4 4 (50.00%) Office 365
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (50.00%) Lync
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) PBX
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
1 4 (50.00%) MGCP
1 4 (50.00%) H.323
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
1 4 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) ISA Server
1 4 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Avaya
2 4 (50.00%) Polycom
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy