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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 107 89 64
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 22 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.84% 1.26% 2.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.31% 11.24% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 22
Average daily rate
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£288 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £224 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £415 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
Average hourly rate - £12.13 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -19.70%
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
414 258 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.82% 11.23% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 156 165
Average daily rate £340 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £22.69 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -15 13 £310 +6.89% 15
North Yorkshire -5 5 £275 -4.34% 5
South Yorkshire -5 1 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 2
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (76.60%) Windows
2 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
3 24 (51.06%) SAN
3 24 (51.06%) MCSE
4 22 (46.81%) VMware
5 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (36.17%) ITIL
6 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
7 13 (27.66%) NetApp
7 13 (27.66%) MCSA
7 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
8 12 (25.53%) Cisco
8 12 (25.53%) Citrix
9 10 (21.28%) HP
10 9 (19.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (17.02%) MCITP
11 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (17.02%) MS Office
12 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
12 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
12 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
12 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (14.89%) SLA
12 7 (14.89%) Office 365
12 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (12.77%) SCCM
13 6 (12.77%) DNS
13 6 (12.77%) VMS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (14.89%) SharePoint
1 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) Lync
2 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.51%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.38%) WorkSite
5 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Office
2 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (51.06%) SAN
2 6 (12.77%) DNS
3 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.64%) Firewall
4 4 (8.51%) H.323
4 4 (8.51%) NAS
4 4 (8.51%) PBX
4 4 (8.51%) VoIP
4 4 (8.51%) DHCP
4 4 (8.51%) MGCP
5 3 (6.38%) WAN
6 2 (4.26%) LAN
6 2 (4.26%) VPN
6 2 (4.26%) SSL
6 2 (4.26%) VRRP
6 2 (4.26%) Extranet
6 2 (4.26%) MPLS
6 2 (4.26%) OSPF
6 2 (4.26%) BGP
6 2 (4.26%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.13%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.13%) QlikView
6 1 (2.13%) OLAP
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MSI
2 3 (6.38%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (10.64%) Legal
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (12.77%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Specialist
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
2 4 (8.51%) Analyst
3 3 (6.38%) Developer
3 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (6.38%) Project Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.26%) Applications Packager
4 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
4 2 (4.26%) PC Support
4 2 (4.26%) Build Engineer
5 1 (2.13%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) WSH
2 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.13%) MDX
2 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) FMCG
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.77%) VMS
6 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.26%) Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
3 5 (10.64%) High Availability
4 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.38%) Validation
5 3 (6.38%) Migration
5 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Service Management
6 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.26%) CRM
6 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.26%) Network Design
6 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (4.26%) ETL
6 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.26%) BCP
6 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) VBScript
2 4 (8.51%) VB
3 2 (4.26%) C
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) MCSE
2 13 (27.66%) MCSA
3 9 (19.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (17.02%) MCITP
5 4 (8.51%) MCTS
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.38%) CCNP
6 3 (6.38%) CCNA
6 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.26%) VCAP
7 2 (4.26%) VCP5
7 2 (4.26%) Degree
7 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.26%) MCP
7 2 (4.26%) MCDST
7 2 (4.26%) CCDA
7 2 (4.26%) CCDP
7 2 (4.26%) CISSP
7 2 (4.26%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) ISA Server
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (8.51%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.38%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.38%) XenApp
4 3 (6.38%) XenServer
5 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (46.81%) VMware
3 13 (27.66%) NetApp
4 12 (25.53%) Cisco
4 12 (25.53%) Citrix
5 10 (21.28%) HP
6 4 (8.51%) Dell
6 4 (8.51%) Avaya
6 4 (8.51%) IBM
6 4 (8.51%) CommVault
6 4 (8.51%) Polycom
7 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.38%) Reuters
7 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
7 3 (6.38%) Remedy
8 2 (4.26%) Lotus
9 1 (2.13%) Apple
9 1 (2.13%) SAP
9 1 (2.13%) Symantec
9 1 (2.13%) Tableau
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