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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 20 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.44% 1.91% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.12% 14.29% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £390 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-15.31% +22.58%

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
33 28 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 20.12% 13.40% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 46
Median daily rate £375 £325 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £407 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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
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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Middlesbrough - 2 - -
York +11 1 - - 1
Harrogate - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Sun
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Skype
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco