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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 79 70 93
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 51 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.37% 2.33% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.14% 12.59% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 8
Median daily rate £315 £120 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+162.50% -59.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £118 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £321 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.88% -1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +0.47%
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
207 405 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.52% 18.51% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 261 175
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £542 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 1
Median hourly rate £14.57 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% -6.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
Leeds -9 15 £400 +233.33% 7
Bradford +14 3 £260 -21.50%
Wakefield -2 1 £80 - 3
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 33 (94.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
3 16 (45.71%) ITIL
4 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
5 12 (34.29%) MCSE
6 11 (31.43%) Web Services
7 10 (28.57%) SQL
7 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
8 8 (22.86%) Cisco
8 8 (22.86%) MCITP
8 8 (22.86%) Degree
9 7 (20.00%) Linux
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (14.29%) .NET
11 5 (14.29%) MS Office
11 5 (14.29%) C#
11 5 (14.29%) C++
11 5 (14.29%) SOAP
11 5 (14.29%) Service Management
11 5 (14.29%) Firewall
11 5 (14.29%) Finance
11 5 (14.29%) MCDST
11 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (11.43%) Puppet
12 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
12 4 (11.43%) SCCM
12 4 (11.43%) SCOM

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 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.71%) IIS
1 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.71%) SAS
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
2 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (8.57%) FTP
3 3 (8.57%) Internet
3 3 (8.57%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) LDAP
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) WAN
4 2 (5.71%) HTTP
4 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.71%) SMTP
4 2 (5.71%) SSL
4 2 (5.71%) Telnet
5 1 (2.86%) Skype
5 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) Big Data
4 2 (5.71%) MS Access
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
1 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
2 2 (5.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
1 8 (22.86%) Service Analyst
1 8 (22.86%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) DBA
2 7 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.71%) CRM Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) SOAP
3 4 (11.43%) Ajax
4 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) ebXML
4 3 (8.57%) LAMP
4 3 (8.57%) REST
5 2 (5.71%) COM+
5 2 (5.71%) WCF
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.57%) PKI
1 3 (8.57%) Smartcard
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%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Unix
7 2 (5.71%) Android
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Service Management
3 4 (11.43%) Analytics
3 4 (11.43%) DevOps
3 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
3 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.57%) ETL
4 3 (8.57%) Open Source
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) CRM
5 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.71%) Document Management
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) Logistics
5 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) C#
2 5 (14.29%) C++
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.57%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby
4 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) VBA
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) MCSE
2 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 8 (22.86%) MCITP
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (14.29%) MCDST
5 4 (11.43%) MCDBA
5 4 (11.43%) MCTS
6 3 (8.57%) CCNP
6 3 (8.57%) MCP
6 3 (8.57%) RHCE
6 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.71%) A+ Certification
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Certification
7 2 (5.71%) CCA
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.71%) MCAD
7 2 (5.71%) MCSD
7 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) HL7
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Docker
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
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 Server
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
1 4 (11.43%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 33 (94.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Xerox
5 2 (5.71%) Alterian
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Splunk
6 1 (2.86%) Adobe
6 1 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (2.86%) Canon
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Mitel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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