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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 26 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 5.02% 0.77% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.26% 4.35% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Median daily rate £258 £115 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.91% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.53 £16.92 £15.82
% change year-on-year
+50.88% +6.93%
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
46 46 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 17.76% 17.76% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 6
Median daily rate £301 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.81 £25.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.76% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northallerton - 9 £258 - 1
Middlesbrough - 2 £78 -
Harrogate +5 1 £213 +84.78%
York - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) MCSE
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (13.33%) FlexPod
8 2 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) MCDST
8 2 (13.33%) MCTS
8 2 (13.33%) MCITP
8 2 (13.33%) SCCM
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
8 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
8 2 (13.33%) DHCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) DBA
6 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) MCDST
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 2 (13.33%) MCTS
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) Intel