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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 28 28 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.55% 0.71% 8.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.00% 6.25% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Average daily rate
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- - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.29 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +8.06%
Qualifications Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 16 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 12.89% 11.43% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 21
Average daily rate £394 £251 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.28% -30.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.25 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.12% +24.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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 29 July 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
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +7 2 - -
Harrogate - 1 - - 3
Thirsk - - - -
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Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITSM
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) MS Access
5 1 (14.29%) COM
5 1 (14.29%) C#

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy