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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 103 84 109
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 24 66 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.00% 2.14% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.96% 11.28% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 11
Median daily rate £356 £225 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.41
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.59%
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
345 585 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.36% 18.98% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 393 281
Median daily rate £420 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 35 18
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -7 21 £315 +162.50% 9
South Yorkshire -15 4 £450 +56.52%
North Yorkshire +6 1 £313 -0.79% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 61 (96.83%) Microsoft
2 30 (47.62%) Windows
3 26 (41.27%) MCSE
4 20 (31.75%) VMware
5 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 17 (26.98%) ITIL
6 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
6 17 (26.98%) Degree
7 15 (23.81%) Windows Server
8 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (20.63%) C#
9 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (17.46%) Web Services
10 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
10 11 (17.46%) Cisco
10 11 (17.46%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (17.46%) ETL
11 10 (15.87%) Linux
11 10 (15.87%) SQL
11 10 (15.87%) MCITP
11 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
11 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
11 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
12 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (12.70%) MCSA
13 8 (12.70%) Advertising

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 6 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.17%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) DHCP
1 6 (9.52%) DNS
2 5 (7.94%) Firewall
2 5 (7.94%) Skype
3 4 (6.35%) Internet
3 4 (6.35%) PBX
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (4.76%) FTP
4 3 (4.76%) LAN
4 3 (4.76%) LDAP
4 3 (4.76%) SAN
4 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.76%) WAN
5 2 (3.17%) HTTP
5 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.17%) SMTP
5 2 (3.17%) SSL
5 2 (3.17%) Telnet
6 1 (1.59%) NAS
6 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (17.46%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (4.76%) MySQL
8 2 (3.17%) Big Data
8 2 (3.17%) MS Access
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
1 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.70%) Advertising
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.76%) Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Billing
5 2 (3.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) ETL Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Senior Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Senior ETL Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Service Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) SSAS Developer
3 8 (12.70%) SSIS Developer
3 8 (12.70%) SSRS Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Consultant
4 7 (11.11%) DBA
4 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) Web Services
2 5 (7.94%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) SOAP
3 4 (6.35%) Ajax
4 3 (4.76%) CSS
4 3 (4.76%) ebXML
4 3 (4.76%) LAMP
4 3 (4.76%) REST
5 2 (3.17%) COM+
5 2 (3.17%) WCF
5 2 (3.17%) XML
6 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.59%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.59%) WAP
6 1 (1.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) PKI
3 3 (4.76%) Smartcard
4 2 (3.17%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.17%) Fintech
4 2 (3.17%) FlexPod
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.17%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (47.62%) Windows
2 15 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (15.87%) Linux
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.35%) Android
8 3 (4.76%) Unix
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) ETL
3 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (12.70%) ETL Development
4 8 (12.70%) Kimball Methodology
5 7 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.94%) Service Management
7 4 (6.35%) Analytics
7 4 (6.35%) DevOps
7 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.76%) Open Source
9 2 (3.17%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.17%) Document Management
9 2 (3.17%) Logistics
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.17%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.17%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) C#
2 10 (15.87%) SQL
3 5 (7.94%) C++
4 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.76%) Java
5 3 (4.76%) PHP
5 3 (4.76%) Ruby
5 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.17%) C
6 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.17%) VBA
7 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) MCSE
2 17 (26.98%) Degree
3 10 (15.87%) MCITP
3 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
4 8 (12.70%) MCSA
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (11.11%) MCDST
6 6 (9.52%) MCTS
7 5 (7.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (6.35%) MCDBA
8 4 (6.35%) MCP
9 3 (4.76%) CCNP
9 3 (4.76%) RHCE
10 2 (3.17%) A+ Certification
10 2 (3.17%) CCA
10 2 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (3.17%) MCAD
10 2 (3.17%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) HL7
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.35%) Docker
4 3 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.76%) vSphere
5 2 (3.17%) vCloud
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.17%) VMware GSX
5 2 (3.17%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (6.35%) Puppet
2 4 (6.35%) SCOM
3 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 61 (96.83%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.75%) VMware
3 11 (17.46%) Cisco
4 7 (11.11%) Citrix
5 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.35%) HP
6 4 (6.35%) Polycom
7 3 (4.76%) Xerox
8 2 (3.17%) Alterian
8 2 (3.17%) NetApp
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle
8 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.17%) Splunk
9 1 (1.59%) Adobe
9 1 (1.59%) Apple
9 1 (1.59%) Canon
9 1 (1.59%) Intel
9 1 (1.59%) Mitel
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