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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 49 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.75% 1.47% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.78% 6.56% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
Median daily rate £363 £105 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+243.61% -71.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £17.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+27.94% +0.95%
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
102 122 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.27% 22.34% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 91 49
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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
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 26 September 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
Rotherham - 5 £375 -
Sheffield -3 4 £356 +228.37% 3
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) MCSE
2 11 (73.33%) MCSA
3 8 (53.33%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (53.33%) ETL
3 8 (53.33%) Advertising
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (53.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 8 (53.33%) ETL Development
4 6 (40.00%) Office 365
5 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) Skype
6 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
6 4 (26.67%) Polycom
6 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (26.67%) PBX
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) Dell
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification

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 (26.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) PBX
1 4 (26.67%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (53.33%) Advertising
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
1 8 (53.33%) ETL Developer
1 8 (53.33%) Senior Developer
1 8 (53.33%) Senior ETL Developer
1 8 (53.33%) SSAS Developer
1 8 (53.33%) SSIS Developer
1 8 (53.33%) SSRS Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Business Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) ETL
1 8 (53.33%) ETL Development
1 8 (53.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Release Management
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) MCSA
1 11 (73.33%) MCSE
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) CNE
5 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
1 2 (13.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Polycom
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Novell