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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 114 82 97
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 25 60 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.87% 2.03% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.87% 13.76% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 10
Median daily rate £290 £280 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £115 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £400 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £301
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +14.28%
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
426 436 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.79% 14.77% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 288 154
Median daily rate £388 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £456 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Median hourly rate £14.57 £22.11 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.12% +44.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.05 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 24 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
West Yorkshire -34 10 £358 +10.85% 27
North Yorkshire +5 9 £258 +123.91% 2
South Yorkshire -8 6 £375 +66.66% 3
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 36 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 24 (57.14%) Windows
3 20 (47.62%) MCSE
4 19 (45.24%) VMware
5 16 (38.10%) MCSA
5 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 12 (28.57%) ITIL
8 12 (28.57%) SQL
9 11 (26.19%) Citrix
10 10 (23.81%) SAN
10 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
11 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (21.43%) SCCM
12 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (19.05%) MCITP
12 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (19.05%) Degree
12 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (19.05%) Cisco
13 7 (16.67%) HP
13 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 6 (14.29%) DHCP
14 6 (14.29%) MCP
14 6 (14.29%) DNS
14 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in 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 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) SAN
2 6 (14.29%) DHCP
2 6 (14.29%) DNS
3 4 (9.52%) VPN
4 3 (7.14%) NAS
5 2 (4.76%) Internet
5 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (2.38%) Firewall
6 1 (2.38%) LAN
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security
6 1 (2.38%) Skype
6 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.52%) Advertising
2 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) DBA
4 4 (9.52%) ETL Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Senior ETL Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) SQL DBA
4 4 (9.52%) SSAS Developer
4 4 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
4 4 (9.52%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Node.js
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.14%) Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.90%) ETL
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 4 (9.52%) ETL Development
4 4 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (7.14%) Open Source
5 3 (7.14%) Open Source Development
5 3 (7.14%) Project Management
5 3 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) CRM
6 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.76%) Release Management
6 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) C#
2 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) MCSE
2 16 (38.10%) MCSA
3 8 (19.05%) Degree
3 8 (19.05%) MCITP
4 6 (14.29%) MCP
4 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.52%) MCDST
6 3 (7.14%) MCTS
6 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.76%) CCNA
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.38%) CCNP
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.38%) CNE
8 1 (2.38%) MCAD
8 1 (2.38%) MCSD
8 1 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.38%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.14%) Docker
4 3 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (14.29%) SCOM
3 3 (7.14%) DameWare
3 3 (7.14%) SCSM
4 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.38%) vMotion
Vendors
1 36 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) Citrix
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco
5 7 (16.67%) HP
6 4 (9.52%) Dell
7 3 (7.14%) CommVault
7 3 (7.14%) iManage
7 3 (7.14%) Reuters
7 3 (7.14%) ServiceNow
7 3 (7.14%) Zerto
8 2 (4.76%) NetApp
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.38%) Intel
9 1 (2.38%) Novell
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