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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 47 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.58% 2.22% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 19.23% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Median daily rate £288 £300 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £140 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £300 £185
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+21.88% +14.75%
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
92 52 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.18% 11.56% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 33 20
Median daily rate £390 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £204 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £25.00 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 May 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
Barnsley -4 3 - -
Doncaster +9 2 £281 -6.25%
Sheffield -23 2 £336 +12.08% 1
Rotherham - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) MCSE
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) SCCM
3 4 (40.00%) MCSA
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) SCOM
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (30.00%) Node.js
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source Development
4 3 (30.00%) Docker

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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Node.js
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Python Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Developer
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source Development
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (40.00%) MCSA
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) CCNP
5 1 (10.00%) CNE
5 1 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Docker
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
3 2 (20.00%) SCSM
3 2 (20.00%) vMotion
4 1 (10.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Novell