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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 109 91 75
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.61% 1.17% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.73% 8.97% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 12
Average daily rate
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£281 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £220 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £295 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £307
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.07 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.48% -34.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -19.31%
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
402 290 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.45% 13.06% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 162 130
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 25
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -37.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.00 £111.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -9 8 £288 +15.00% 30
South Yorkshire -4 3 £243 - 4
North Yorkshire -4 2 £275 +15.78% 2
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 33 (71.74%) Windows
3 23 (50.00%) MCSE
4 21 (45.65%) SAN
4 21 (45.65%) VMware
5 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 18 (39.13%) ITIL
6 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
8 13 (28.26%) NetApp
9 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (23.91%) MCSA
11 9 (19.57%) MS Office
11 9 (19.57%) HP
11 9 (19.57%) Citrix
11 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (19.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (17.39%) Cisco
13 7 (15.22%) SLA
13 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
13 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
13 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
13 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
13 7 (15.22%) MCITP
13 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (13.04%) SCCM
14 6 (13.04%) VMS
15 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
15 5 (10.87%) DNS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
1 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) Lync
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (6.52%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.52%) IIS
4 3 (6.52%) WorkSite
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.17%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Office
2 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (45.65%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.87%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) NAS
3 4 (8.70%) MGCP
3 4 (8.70%) H.323
3 4 (8.70%) PBX
3 4 (8.70%) VoIP
4 3 (6.52%) DHCP
4 3 (6.52%) WAN
4 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.35%) DMVPN
5 2 (4.35%) VPLS
5 2 (4.35%) HSRP
5 2 (4.35%) BGP
5 2 (4.35%) EIGRP
5 2 (4.35%) MPLS
5 2 (4.35%) OSPF
5 2 (4.35%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.17%) OLAP
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.17%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MSI
2 3 (6.52%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (10.87%) Legal
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Specialist
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Project Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Build Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) PC Support
5 2 (4.35%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) WSH
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.17%) jQuery
2 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.17%) MDX
2 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.04%) VMS
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.35%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.35%) Linux
7 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
3 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.87%) High Availability
4 3 (6.52%) Validation
4 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
4 3 (6.52%) Project Management
4 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.35%) Web Development
5 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management
5 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.35%) BCP
5 2 (4.35%) Network Design
5 2 (4.35%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) VBScript
2 4 (8.70%) VB
3 2 (4.35%) C
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) MCSE
2 11 (23.91%) MCSA
3 9 (19.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (15.22%) MCITP
5 4 (8.70%) MCTS
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.52%) CCNP
6 3 (6.52%) Degree
6 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) VCP5
7 2 (4.35%) VCAP
7 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) MCDST
7 2 (4.35%) CCSA
7 2 (4.35%) CCSE
7 2 (4.35%) MCP
7 2 (4.35%) CCNA
7 2 (4.35%) CCDA
7 2 (4.35%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (8.70%) ISA Server
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 21 (45.65%) VMware
3 13 (28.26%) NetApp
4 9 (19.57%) HP
4 9 (19.57%) Citrix
5 8 (17.39%) Cisco
6 4 (8.70%) Polycom
6 4 (8.70%) IBM
6 4 (8.70%) Avaya
6 4 (8.70%) Dell
6 4 (8.70%) CommVault
7 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.52%) Lotus
7 3 (6.52%) Reuters
7 3 (6.52%) Remedy
7 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.17%) Adobe
8 1 (2.17%) SAP
8 1 (2.17%) Telerik
8 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £11 - £15 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Spectrum IT
Rate: £29000 - £31000 per annum + Various Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 6 Month contract initially
Posted: 3 days ago