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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 103 105 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -37
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 39 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.34% 0.71% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.32% 5.68% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £306 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £119 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £405 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +10.90%
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
378 317 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.00% 12.56% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 194 157
Average daily rate £340 £365 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +18.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% +21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.05 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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
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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 +2 24 £263 -20.75% 13
South Yorkshire -6 10 £300 +150.00% 3
North Yorkshire +1 4 £340 - 3
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
2 31 (50.00%) Windows
3 28 (45.16%) MCSE
3 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
4 21 (33.87%) ITIL
5 18 (29.03%) VMware
6 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
6 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
6 14 (22.58%) MS Office
6 14 (22.58%) WAN
6 14 (22.58%) LAN
6 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (20.97%) SQL
7 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
8 11 (17.74%) C#
8 11 (17.74%) .NET
8 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
8 11 (17.74%) Firewall
9 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
9 10 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (16.13%) MCITP
9 10 (16.13%) jQuery
10 9 (14.52%) CCNA
10 9 (14.52%) Cisco
11 8 (12.90%) DNS
11 8 (12.90%) SAN
11 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
11 8 (12.90%) MVC

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (9.68%) Lync
5 5 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (6.45%) IIS
6 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.84%) IBM Notes
8 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.61%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Office
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) WAN
1 14 (22.58%) LAN
2 11 (17.74%) Firewall
3 8 (12.90%) DNS
3 8 (12.90%) SAN
4 6 (9.68%) DHCP
4 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.68%) Network Security
5 5 (8.06%) Internet
5 5 (8.06%) MPLS
6 4 (6.45%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.84%) DMZ
8 2 (3.23%) VPN
8 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.61%) PABX
9 1 (1.61%) DMVPN
9 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.61%) HSRP
9 1 (1.61%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (1.61%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.84%) Subversion
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.61%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Military
3 1 (1.61%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.61%) German Language
3 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Developer
2 8 (12.90%) Analyst
2 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Service Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Support Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
5 3 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) .NET
2 10 (16.13%) jQuery
3 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
4 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (9.68%) HTML
5 6 (9.68%) JSON
6 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (8.06%) HTML5
7 4 (6.45%) RESTful
7 4 (6.45%) LINQ
8 3 (4.84%) Entity Framework
8 3 (4.84%) Application Packaging
8 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.23%) CSS
10 1 (1.61%) Web Services
10 1 (1.61%) ODBC
10 1 (1.61%) Software Packaging
10 1 (1.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Blackberry
1 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.84%) Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) MVC
2 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.68%) TDD
3 6 (9.68%) Web Development
4 5 (8.06%) Migration
4 5 (8.06%) Change Management
4 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.06%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 4 (6.45%) Project Management
5 4 (6.45%) Service Management
5 4 (6.45%) CRM
5 4 (6.45%) Supplier Management
5 4 (6.45%) High Availability
6 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.84%) Document Management
6 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.84%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (3.23%) Server Building
7 2 (3.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) SQL
2 11 (17.74%) C#
2 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
5 1 (1.61%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 28 (45.16%) MCSE
2 10 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.13%) MCITP
3 9 (14.52%) CCNA
4 8 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (12.90%) MCTS
5 7 (11.29%) MCSD
5 7 (11.29%) MCSA
6 6 (9.68%) MCAD
7 4 (6.45%) MCP
7 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 3 (4.84%) Degree
8 3 (4.84%) MCDST
9 2 (3.23%) CCNP
9 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.61%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.61%) NCDA
10 1 (1.61%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) XenApp
5 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.61%) vSphere
5 1 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.23%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.61%) WSUS
4 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.03%) VMware
3 9 (14.52%) Cisco
4 6 (9.68%) Citrix
5 5 (8.06%) HP
6 3 (4.84%) Symantec
6 3 (4.84%) NetApp
6 3 (4.84%) Lotus
6 3 (4.84%) Telerik
7 2 (3.23%) LANDesk
7 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.23%) Adobe
8 1 (1.61%) IBM
8 1 (1.61%) Apple
8 1 (1.61%) Remedy
8 1 (1.61%) McAfee
8 1 (1.61%) Sophos
8 1 (1.61%) Websense
8 1 (1.61%) Wyse
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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