The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 39 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.31% 1.72% 5.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.33% 14.63% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £163 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -50.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £123 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £203 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £313 £285
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 South Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
60 41 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.58% 11.75% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 16 32
Average daily rate £300 £264 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.85% -20.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 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
Sheffield - 7 £300 - 6
Doncaster - 2 £300 -
Barnsley +2 1 £100 -52.94%
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) MCSE
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) MS Office
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) MPLS
5 4 (30.77%) Supplier Management
5 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (30.77%) IIS
5 4 (30.77%) MCSA
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) CCNA
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 (30.77%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 4 (30.77%) MPLS
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Dutch Language
1 1 (7.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Support Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Manager
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
1 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Supplier Management
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) MCSE
2 4 (30.77%) MCSA
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Telerik
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) CommVault
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Websense
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
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