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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 31 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.13% 2.13% 2.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.33% 11.90% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £313 £295
% change year-on-year
+3.04% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
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
60 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 23.44% 17.87% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 23
Average daily rate £340 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.21 £51.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% -76.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 24 April 2015. 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
York +3 7 £320 -14.66% 3
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) JSON
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) MCAD
2 6 (66.67%) MCSD
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (55.56%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 4 (44.44%) LINQ
4 4 (44.44%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (22.22%) SaaS
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) VMware

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Assistant
5 1 (11.11%) IT Assistant
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) JSON
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (44.44%) LINQ
4 4 (44.44%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) CSS
7 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) MCAD
1 6 (66.67%) MCSD
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MCPD
3 1 (11.11%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
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