The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 73 84 79
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 49 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.14% 0.76% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.33% 6.50% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.20 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £15.88 £17.42
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -8.88%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
300 200 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.11% 11.75% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 121 94
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Average hourly rate £15.56 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.50 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Leeds +7 44 £400 +35.59% 16
Halifax - 2 - - 2
Bradford - 1 - - 1
Wakefield - 1 - - 2
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 66 (92.96%) Microsoft
2 40 (56.34%) MCSE
3 39 (54.93%) Windows
4 36 (50.70%) VMware
5 33 (46.48%) MCITP
6 30 (42.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (39.44%) ITIL
8 24 (33.80%) IIS
9 23 (32.39%) Active Directory
10 22 (30.99%) EMC
11 19 (26.76%) MS Exchange
12 17 (23.94%) MS Office
13 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (19.72%) vSphere
14 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
15 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
16 11 (15.49%) SQL
16 11 (15.49%) Windows 7
17 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (14.08%) Cisco
18 9 (12.68%) LAN
18 9 (12.68%) MCP
18 9 (12.68%) MCDST
19 8 (11.27%) Law
19 8 (11.27%) SUSE
19 8 (11.27%) Windows XP
19 8 (11.27%) WAN
19 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
19 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 24 (33.80%) IIS
2 19 (26.76%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.23%) Lync
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (23.94%) MS Office
2 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) LAN
2 8 (11.27%) WAN
2 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.63%) Firewall
3 4 (5.63%) DNS
3 4 (5.63%) SAN
3 4 (5.63%) DMZ
3 4 (5.63%) Internet
4 3 (4.23%) Extranet
4 3 (4.23%) DHCP
5 2 (2.82%) VoIP
5 2 (2.82%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.41%) VPN
6 1 (1.41%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.41%) Network Security
6 1 (1.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (11.27%) Law
2 7 (9.86%) Legal
3 3 (4.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (25.35%) Analyst
3 16 (22.54%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.45%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) IT Trainer
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Project Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Support
5 5 (7.04%) Trainer
6 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.63%) Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.41%) CSS
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.41%) ODBC
3 1 (1.41%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.41%) HTML5
3 1 (1.41%) CSS3
3 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
1 5 (7.04%) E-Learning
2 3 (4.23%) FMCG
2 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.93%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (11.27%) Windows XP
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (11.27%) SUSE
5 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) ITIL
2 6 (8.45%) Change Management
2 6 (8.45%) Service Management
3 5 (7.04%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.63%) Time Management
4 4 (5.63%) Migration
4 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.23%) CRM
5 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.23%) TOGAF
5 3 (4.23%) Document Management
5 3 (4.23%) Server Building
5 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.82%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.82%) Project Management
7 1 (1.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.41%) MVC
7 1 (1.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (56.34%) MCSE
2 33 (46.48%) MCITP
3 30 (42.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (12.68%) MCDST
4 9 (12.68%) MCP
5 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (7.04%) CIPD
6 5 (7.04%) MCT
6 5 (7.04%) CCNA
7 4 (5.63%) MCTS
7 4 (5.63%) MOS
8 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.23%) MCSA
9 2 (2.82%) CCNP
10 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.41%) CCEA
10 1 (1.41%) MCSD
10 1 (1.41%) NCDA
10 1 (1.41%) CCEE
10 1 (1.41%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 23 (32.39%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.72%) vSphere
4 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.41%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.41%) XenApp
5 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 66 (92.96%) Microsoft
2 36 (50.70%) VMware
3 22 (30.99%) EMC
4 10 (14.08%) Cisco
5 7 (9.86%) Citrix
6 4 (5.63%) NetApp
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle
7 2 (2.82%) Intel
8 1 (1.41%) McAfee
8 1 (1.41%) Wyse
8 1 (1.41%) AppSense
8 1 (1.41%) Brocade
8 1 (1.41%) WatchGuard
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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