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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 36 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.69% 1.62% 5.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 12.24% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £213 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -35.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £213 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.26%
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 £14.00 £15.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -15.49%
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
56 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.56% 13.21% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 30
Average daily rate £300 £225 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +20.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Barnsley +5 2 £118 -44.70%
Doncaster - 2 £300 - 2
Sheffield - 2 £300 - 6
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Telerik
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) MCSA
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) MPLS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Dutch Language
1 1 (12.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Telerik
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) CommVault
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) VMware