The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the 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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 98 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 48 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.65% 0.86% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.23% 5.02% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 12
Average daily rate £388 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £11.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.00 £15.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Microsoft Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
520 438 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.89% 17.08% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 315 173
Average daily rate £388 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £245 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £20.55 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire +15 37 £390 +4.00% 18
North Yorkshire +9 5 £353 +28.18% 3
South Yorkshire -10 3 £348 +6.92% 2
Humberside - 1 £420 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 77 (69.37%) Microsoft
2 56 (50.45%) Windows
3 55 (49.55%) Active Directory
4 53 (47.75%) ITIL
5 43 (38.74%) Windows 7
6 41 (36.94%) MCSA
7 32 (28.83%) VMware
8 31 (27.93%) MS Office
9 27 (24.32%) MCSE
10 25 (22.52%) MS Exchange
10 25 (22.52%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (21.62%) Cisco
12 22 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
14 20 (18.02%) MCP
15 17 (15.32%) Legal
16 16 (14.41%) Firewall
16 16 (14.41%) TCP/IP
16 16 (14.41%) CISSP
16 16 (14.41%) PCI DSS
16 16 (14.41%) MCDST
16 16 (14.41%) MCITP
16 16 (14.41%) Windows Server
17 15 (13.51%) Incident Management
17 15 (13.51%) CEH
17 15 (13.51%) Service Management
18 14 (12.61%) Finance
19 13 (11.71%) Security Management
19 13 (11.71%) Ethical Hacking
20 12 (10.81%) CCNA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 25 (22.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.31%) IIS
3 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.80%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.80%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.90%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (27.93%) MS Office
2 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Office 365
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.41%) Firewall
1 16 (14.41%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.21%) DNS
2 8 (7.21%) LAN
3 6 (5.41%) Internet
3 6 (5.41%) WAN
4 5 (4.50%) DHCP
5 4 (3.60%) VoIP
6 2 (1.80%) Intranet
6 2 (1.80%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.80%) VPN
7 1 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.90%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.90%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.90%) VLAN
7 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 17 (15.32%) Legal
2 14 (12.61%) Finance
3 8 (7.21%) Law
4 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.60%) Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Back Office
6 2 (1.80%) Retail
6 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (22.52%) Analyst
2 20 (18.02%) 2nd Line Support
2 20 (18.02%) Service Analyst
3 18 (16.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (13.51%) Security Specialist
5 12 (10.81%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (9.91%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 11 (9.91%) Support Analyst
7 10 (9.01%) Service Desk Support
8 9 (8.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 8 (7.21%) IT Trainer
9 8 (7.21%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (7.21%) Technical Services Analyst
9 8 (7.21%) Technical Support
9 8 (7.21%) Trainer
10 7 (6.31%) Consultant
10 7 (6.31%) Help Desk Analyst
11 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) Legal IT Trainer
11 6 (5.41%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) Web Services
2 2 (1.80%) .NET
3 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.90%) CSS
3 1 (0.90%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.90%) HTML
3 1 (0.90%) jQuery
3 1 (0.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) e-Learning
2 7 (6.31%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.50%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.60%) NHS
5 3 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.90%) CESG
7 1 (0.90%) FMCG
7 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 56 (50.45%) Windows
2 43 (38.74%) Windows 7
3 16 (14.41%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.11%) Windows 8
4 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.70%) SUSE
7 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.70%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.80%) Unix
9 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (47.75%) ITIL
2 15 (13.51%) Incident Management
2 15 (13.51%) Service Management
3 13 (11.71%) Ethical Hacking
3 13 (11.71%) Security Management
4 10 (9.01%) Data Security
5 8 (7.21%) Information Security
6 7 (6.31%) Computer Security
7 6 (5.41%) Change Management
7 6 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.60%) Presales
8 4 (3.60%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.70%) Migration
9 3 (2.70%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (2.70%) Time Management
10 2 (1.80%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.80%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (1.80%) DevOps
10 2 (1.80%) ITIL V3
10 2 (1.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.11%) SQL
2 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.80%) C#
4 1 (0.90%) C
4 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.90%) VB
4 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 41 (36.94%) MCSA
2 27 (24.32%) MCSE
3 25 (22.52%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (18.02%) MCP
5 16 (14.41%) CISSP
5 16 (14.41%) MCDST
5 16 (14.41%) MCITP
6 15 (13.51%) CEH
7 12 (10.81%) CCNA
8 11 (9.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (7.21%) CIPD
9 8 (7.21%) MCT
10 6 (5.41%) DBS Check
10 6 (5.41%) MOS
11 5 (4.50%) A+ Certification
11 5 (4.50%) CISA
12 4 (3.60%) CCIE
12 4 (3.60%) CCNP
12 4 (3.60%) ECDL
12 4 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.41%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.41%) ISO 9000
2 6 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.50%) SLA
4 3 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 55 (49.55%) Active Directory
2 22 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.41%) vSphere
4 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) SCCM
1 3 (2.70%) SCOM
2 2 (1.80%) vMotion
3 1 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.90%) DameWare
3 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.90%) ThinApp
3 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (69.37%) Microsoft
2 32 (28.83%) VMware
3 24 (21.62%) Cisco
4 11 (9.91%) Citrix
5 7 (6.31%) EMC
6 5 (4.50%) Oracle
7 2 (1.80%) Lotus
7 2 (1.80%) Remedy
7 2 (1.80%) Symantec
8 1 (0.90%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.90%) Mercator
8 1 (0.90%) Rackspace
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