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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 80 83 98
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 18 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.24% 1.63% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.47% 10.06% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 4
Median daily rate £133 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £190 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £420 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +65.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +16.12%

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
190 318 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.13% 16.19% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 208 184
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 10
Median hourly rate £25.49 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.37% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.42 £21.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 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 23 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Leeds -5 14 £133 -66.87% 4
Bradford - 2 - -
Wakefield -6 1 - - 1
Keighley - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (54.29%) Windows
3 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 13 (37.14%) ITIL
5 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
6 11 (31.43%) SQL
7 10 (28.57%) MCSE
8 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (22.86%) MCITP
9 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (22.86%) Linux
10 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.00%) Firewall
10 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 6 (17.14%) VMware
11 6 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (17.14%) DevOps
12 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (14.29%) Cisco
12 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
12 5 (14.29%) MS Office
12 5 (14.29%) Web Services
12 5 (14.29%) MCTS
12 5 (14.29%) Finance
13 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (11.43%) vSphere
13 4 (11.43%) Puppet

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) SAS
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
2 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) FTP
3 3 (8.57%) HTTP
3 3 (8.57%) HTTPS
3 3 (8.57%) SAN
3 3 (8.57%) SMTP
3 3 (8.57%) SSL
3 3 (8.57%) Telnet
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) MS Access
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Service Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) DBA
3 6 (17.14%) SQL DBA
4 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
4 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Implementation Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Exchange Support
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) CRM Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Server Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Technician
7 2 (5.71%) Storage Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) COM+
3 2 (5.71%) SOAP
3 2 (5.71%) WCF
3 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) e-Learning
2 2 (5.71%) Fintech
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (22.86%) Linux
4 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.57%) SUSE
8 2 (5.71%) Android
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) DevOps
3 4 (11.43%) Analytics
3 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
3 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Coaching
5 2 (5.71%) Document Management
5 2 (5.71%) Logistics
5 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) C#
3 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) MCSE
2 8 (22.86%) MCITP
3 6 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (14.29%) MCTS
5 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 4 (11.43%) MCDBA
6 3 (8.57%) MCDST
7 2 (5.71%) A+ Certification
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Certification
7 2 (5.71%) CCA
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.71%) MCAD
7 2 (5.71%) MCP
7 2 (5.71%) MCSD
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Docker
2 4 (11.43%) vSphere
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) vCloud
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.71%) VMware GSX
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) Brocade
5 3 (8.57%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) Alterian
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) Splunk
6 2 (5.71%) Veeam
6 2 (5.71%) Xerox
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