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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 89 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 61 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.92% 1.04% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.09% 8.59% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £290 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -21.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £137 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £331 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.75 £21.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -36.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.89 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £15.00 £22.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £15.88 £17.42
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -8.88%
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
466 291 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.63% 12.09% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 180 143
Average daily rate £365 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 24
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -43.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.41 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £25.00 £44.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 1 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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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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 +11 49 £400 +37.93% 24
South Yorkshire -10 9 £167 +0.29% 1
North Yorkshire -4 2 £115 - 2
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 82 (83.67%) Microsoft
2 57 (58.16%) Windows
3 56 (57.14%) MCSE
4 47 (47.96%) VMware
5 37 (37.76%) ITIL
5 37 (37.76%) MCITP
6 33 (33.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 32 (32.65%) Active Directory
8 27 (27.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (25.51%) IIS
10 23 (23.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (22.45%) MS Exchange
11 22 (22.45%) EMC
12 20 (20.41%) MS Office
12 20 (20.41%) SQL
13 18 (18.37%) MS Excel
14 17 (17.35%) LAN
15 16 (16.33%) WAN
16 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
16 15 (15.31%) MCP
16 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (14.29%) Windows 7
17 14 (14.29%) vSphere
18 13 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (12.24%) Cisco
20 11 (11.22%) TCP/IP
20 11 (11.22%) DNS
20 11 (11.22%) CCNA
20 11 (11.22%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (25.51%) IIS
2 22 (22.45%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.06%) Lync
6 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (20.41%) MS Office
2 18 (18.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.35%) LAN
2 16 (16.33%) WAN
3 11 (11.22%) TCP/IP
3 11 (11.22%) DNS
3 11 (11.22%) Firewall
4 10 (10.20%) DHCP
5 9 (9.18%) SAN
6 6 (6.12%) Internet
7 5 (5.10%) Network Security
8 4 (4.08%) DMZ
8 4 (4.08%) MPLS
9 3 (3.06%) VPN
9 3 (3.06%) Extranet
10 2 (2.04%) VoIP
10 2 (2.04%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.02%) PABX
11 1 (1.02%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.02%) NAS
11 1 (1.02%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.04%) Subversion
1 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.02%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (8.16%) Law
2 7 (7.14%) Legal
3 5 (5.10%) Finance
4 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (20.41%) Analyst
3 17 (17.35%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.16%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) IT Trainer
6 5 (5.10%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.10%) Technical Support
6 5 (5.10%) Consultant
6 5 (5.10%) Trainer
6 5 (5.10%) Project Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) IT Support
7 4 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.16%) .NET
2 5 (5.10%) Application Packaging
3 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.06%) JSON
4 3 (3.06%) jQuery
4 3 (3.06%) RESTful
4 3 (3.06%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (2.04%) LINQ
5 2 (2.04%) HTML5
5 2 (2.04%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.04%) HTML
5 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.02%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.02%) CSS
6 1 (1.02%) Web Services
6 1 (1.02%) ODBC
6 1 (1.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.12%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.10%) Clustering
3 5 (5.10%) E-Learning
4 4 (4.08%) NHS
5 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.06%) FMCG
6 2 (2.04%) Replication
7 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.02%) User Experience
7 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 57 (58.16%) Windows
2 23 (23.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (10.20%) Windows XP
7 8 (8.16%) SUSE
7 8 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.08%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.76%) ITIL
2 7 (7.14%) Service Management
2 7 (7.14%) Migration
3 6 (6.12%) Change Management
4 5 (5.10%) Supplier Management
4 5 (5.10%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.08%) Project Management
5 4 (4.08%) Time Management
5 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.08%) CRM
5 4 (4.08%) MVC
6 3 (3.06%) Workflow
6 3 (3.06%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.06%) Document Management
6 3 (3.06%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.06%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.06%) Line Management
6 3 (3.06%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 3 (3.06%) Server Building
6 3 (3.06%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.41%) SQL
2 7 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.08%) C#
5 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (57.14%) MCSE
2 37 (37.76%) MCITP
3 33 (33.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (15.31%) MCP
5 13 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (11.22%) CCNA
7 10 (10.20%) MCDST
8 7 (7.14%) MCTS
8 7 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (7.14%) MCSA
9 5 (5.10%) MCT
9 5 (5.10%) CIPD
10 4 (4.08%) MOS
10 4 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (3.06%) MCSD
12 2 (2.04%) CCNP
12 2 (2.04%) MCAD
13 1 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (1.02%) CCEA
13 1 (1.02%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 32 (32.65%) Active Directory
2 27 (27.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.29%) vSphere
4 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.02%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.02%) XenApp
7 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) SCCM
2 2 (2.04%) SCOM
2 2 (2.04%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.04%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.04%) WSUS
3 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 82 (83.67%) Microsoft
2 47 (47.96%) VMware
3 22 (22.45%) EMC
4 12 (12.24%) Cisco
5 9 (9.18%) Citrix
6 6 (6.12%) HP
7 4 (4.08%) NetApp
8 2 (2.04%) Symantec
8 2 (2.04%) Intel
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle
9 1 (1.02%) Remedy
9 1 (1.02%) McAfee
9 1 (1.02%) Websense
9 1 (1.02%) Wyse
9 1 (1.02%) AppSense
9 1 (1.02%) Brocade
9 1 (1.02%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.02%) Apple
9 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.02%) IBM
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