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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
England / Yorkshire
Rank 97 81 112
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 26 58 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.20% 2.04% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.23% 11.26% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 12
Median daily rate £350 £375 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +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 £16.09 £16.92 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-4.90% +7.29%

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
316 515 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.63% 18.08% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 343 309
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 12
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +92.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.50 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 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
West Yorkshire -7 16 £230 -40.25% 10
South Yorkshire -2 9 £375 +30.43% 2
North Yorkshire +10 3 £313 -0.79% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 55 (90.16%) Microsoft
2 29 (47.54%) Windows
3 27 (44.26%) MCSE
4 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
5 18 (29.51%) ITIL
5 18 (29.51%) VMware
6 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
6 17 (27.87%) Windows Server
7 14 (22.95%) Linux
7 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
8 13 (21.31%) Degree
9 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
9 12 (19.67%) SQL
10 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (14.75%) Citrix
11 9 (14.75%) C#
11 9 (14.75%) Web Services
12 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (13.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (13.11%) Office 365
12 8 (13.11%) Skype for Business
13 7 (11.48%) Skype
13 7 (11.48%) MCITP
13 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (11.48%) Polycom
13 7 (11.48%) Finance
13 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing

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 8 (13.11%) Skype for Business
2 7 (11.48%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.56%) IIS
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.28%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Office 365
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) PBX
1 7 (11.48%) Skype
2 6 (9.84%) Firewall
3 5 (8.20%) DHCP
3 5 (8.20%) DNS
4 4 (6.56%) FTP
4 4 (6.56%) SAN
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (4.92%) HTTP
5 3 (4.92%) HTTPS
5 3 (4.92%) LAN
5 3 (4.92%) LDAP
5 3 (4.92%) SMTP
5 3 (4.92%) SSL
5 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.92%) Telnet
5 3 (4.92%) WAN
6 2 (3.28%) Internet
7 1 (1.64%) NAS
7 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.92%) MySQL
7 2 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (3.28%) Big Data
7 2 (3.28%) MS Access
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.28%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
1 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.56%) Advertising
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Billing
4 2 (3.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Consultant
2 8 (13.11%) Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) DBA
2 8 (13.11%) Developer
2 8 (13.11%) Service Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) SQL DBA
3 7 (11.48%) Business Consultant
3 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Support
4 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Senior ETL Developer
5 4 (6.56%) SSAS Developer
5 4 (6.56%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (6.56%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) Web Services
2 5 (8.20%) .NET
2 5 (8.20%) SOAP
3 4 (6.56%) Ajax
4 3 (4.92%) CSS
4 3 (4.92%) ebXML
4 3 (4.92%) LAMP
4 3 (4.92%) REST
5 2 (3.28%) COM+
5 2 (3.28%) WCF
5 2 (3.28%) XML
6 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.64%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.64%) WAP
6 1 (1.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.92%) PKI
4 3 (4.92%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.28%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.28%) Fintech
5 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.28%) Replication
5 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (47.54%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Windows Server
3 14 (22.95%) Linux
4 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.56%) Android
9 3 (4.92%) SUSE
9 3 (4.92%) Unix
9 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.28%) Solaris
10 2 (3.28%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) ITIL
2 6 (9.84%) DevOps
2 6 (9.84%) ETL
3 5 (8.20%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (8.20%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.56%) Analytics
4 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.56%) Data Protection
4 4 (6.56%) ETL Development
4 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.56%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.56%) Migration
4 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (6.56%) Project Management
4 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.92%) Open Source
5 3 (4.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) C#
3 5 (8.20%) C++
4 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.92%) Java
5 3 (4.92%) PHP
5 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.92%) Ruby
6 2 (3.28%) C
6 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.28%) VBA
7 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) MCSE
2 13 (21.31%) Degree
3 8 (13.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (11.48%) MCITP
5 6 (9.84%) MCSA
5 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.56%) MCDBA
6 4 (6.56%) MCP
6 4 (6.56%) MCTS
6 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.92%) CCNP
7 3 (4.92%) MCDST
7 3 (4.92%) RHCE
8 2 (3.28%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.28%) CCA
8 2 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.28%) MCAD
8 2 (3.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.20%) vSphere
4 4 (6.56%) Docker
5 3 (4.92%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.28%) vCloud
6 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.28%) VMware GSX
6 2 (3.28%) XenApp
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) NetBackup
1 5 (8.20%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) Puppet
3 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.28%) SCOM
5 1 (1.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 55 (90.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.51%) VMware
3 9 (14.75%) Citrix
4 7 (11.48%) Cisco
4 7 (11.48%) Polycom
5 6 (9.84%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.92%) Brocade
6 3 (4.92%) EMC
6 3 (4.92%) Xerox
7 2 (3.28%) Alterian
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle
7 2 (3.28%) Splunk
7 2 (3.28%) Sun
7 2 (3.28%) Veritas
8 1 (1.64%) Adobe
8 1 (1.64%) Apple
8 1 (1.64%) Canon
8 1 (1.64%) HP
8 1 (1.64%) Mitel
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