The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield 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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 9 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.65% 4.55% -
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £123 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.53 £16.84 £15.82
% change year-on-year
+51.60% +6.43%
Microsoft Certification
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Qualifications Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 18.60% 9.09% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wakefield region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Wakefield region.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Wakefield region.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) MCDST
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCDST
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft