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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 78 66 89
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 45 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.10% 2.33% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.56% 12.93% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 8
Median daily rate £230 £375 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.66% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.79%

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
187 348 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.83% 18.01% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 223 198
Median daily rate £400 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% +11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 3
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% +65.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £14.93 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.50 £13.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -19 14 £230 -40.25% 5
Bradford +19 2 - - 3
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Windows
3 17 (44.74%) ITIL
4 15 (39.47%) MCSE
5 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 11 (28.95%) Linux
7 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 10 (26.32%) SQL
7 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
8 9 (23.68%) Web Services
9 8 (21.05%) Degree
9 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (18.42%) MCITP
10 7 (18.42%) VMware
10 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.79%) Cisco
11 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (15.79%) Firewall
11 6 (15.79%) Finance
11 6 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (15.79%) DevOps
12 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
12 5 (13.16%) DHCP
12 5 (13.16%) DNS
12 5 (13.16%) .NET
12 5 (13.16%) C#

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 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) SAS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) DHCP
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) FTP
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (7.89%) HTTP
4 3 (7.89%) HTTPS
4 3 (7.89%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) LDAP
4 3 (7.89%) SAN
4 3 (7.89%) SMTP
4 3 (7.89%) SSL
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.89%) Telnet
4 3 (7.89%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Billing
2 2 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
1 8 (21.05%) Service Analyst
1 8 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) DBA
2 6 (15.79%) SQL DBA
3 5 (13.16%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (13.16%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Support
3 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Implementation Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Web Services
2 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) SOAP
3 4 (10.53%) Ajax
4 3 (7.89%) CSS
4 3 (7.89%) ebXML
4 3 (7.89%) LAMP
4 3 (7.89%) REST
5 2 (5.26%) COM+
5 2 (5.26%) WCF
5 2 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.89%) PKI
1 3 (7.89%) Smartcard
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) e-Learning
2 2 (5.26%) Fintech
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.89%) SUSE
8 3 (7.89%) Unix
9 2 (5.26%) Android
10 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) DevOps
3 4 (10.53%) Analytics
3 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) Open Source
4 3 (7.89%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.26%) Coaching
5 2 (5.26%) Document Management
5 2 (5.26%) ETL
5 2 (5.26%) Logistics
5 2 (5.26%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) C#
2 5 (13.16%) C++
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.89%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) PHP
4 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.89%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) C
5 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) VBA
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) MCSE
2 8 (21.05%) Degree
3 7 (18.42%) MCITP
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (10.53%) MCDBA
5 4 (10.53%) MCTS
6 3 (7.89%) CCNP
6 3 (7.89%) MCDST
6 3 (7.89%) RHCE
7 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
7 2 (5.26%) AWS Certification
7 2 (5.26%) CCA
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.26%) MCAD
7 2 (5.26%) MCSD
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) HL7
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Docker
2 4 (10.53%) vSphere
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.26%) vCloud
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.26%) VMware GSX
4 2 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco
4 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) Brocade
6 3 (7.89%) EMC
6 3 (7.89%) Xerox
7 2 (5.26%) Alterian
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle
7 2 (5.26%) Splunk
8 1 (2.63%) Adobe
8 1 (2.63%) Apple
8 1 (2.63%) Canon
8 1 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) Mitel
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