The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 16 April 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 South 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.64% 5.34% 3.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.95% 31.15% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 5
Average daily rate £163 £330 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.75% +78.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £285 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
43 61 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 11.78% 17.13% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 24
Average daily rate £264 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.15% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £12.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the South Yorkshire region.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the South Yorkshire region.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
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Sheffield - - - - 2
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Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (60.00%) SCCM
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) MCSE
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) SCOM
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (20.00%) vSphere
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (10.00%) ITIL
8 1 (10.00%) MCP
8 1 (10.00%) HNC
8 1 (10.00%) HND
8 1 (10.00%) MCSA
8 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 1 (10.00%) DHCP
8 1 (10.00%) VPN
8 1 (10.00%) DNS
8 1 (10.00%) HP
8 1 (10.00%) ISEB
8 1 (10.00%) MCDST

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Workflow
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCSE
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) MCDST
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) HNC
3 1 (10.00%) HND
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 5 (50.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) HP
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