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 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 55 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.63% 1.16% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.64% 5.88% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -23.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.41
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.59%
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
110 102 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.38% 19.73% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 76 39
Median daily rate £425 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £252 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 12
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -39.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.24 £9.50 £16.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 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 11 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Sheffield -8 3 £450 +27.20%
Barnsley - 1 £310 -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (62.50%) MCSE
3 10 (62.50%) ETL
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Advertising
4 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (50.00%) MCSA
4 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (50.00%) C#
4 8 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 8 (50.00%) ETL Development
5 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 5 (31.25%) Office 365
6 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
6 4 (25.00%) Polycom
6 4 (25.00%) Skype
6 4 (25.00%) PBX
6 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 2 (12.50%) Replication
8 2 (12.50%) VMware
8 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in South 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 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) PBX
1 4 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (50.00%) Advertising
2 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
1 8 (50.00%) ETL Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Senior ETL Developer
1 8 (50.00%) SSAS Developer
1 8 (50.00%) SSIS Developer
1 8 (50.00%) SSRS Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Business Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
1 1 (6.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Fintech
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ETL
2 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (50.00%) ETL Development
2 8 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) MCSE
2 8 (50.00%) MCSA
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Polycom
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat