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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
England / Yorkshire
Rank 98 99 111
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.37% 1.40% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.62% 8.37% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 10
Median daily rate £350 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £208 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £420 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +65.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +16.12%

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
312 478 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.27% 16.79% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 308 302
Median daily rate £394 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 17
Median hourly rate £20.97 £12.72 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.92% -5.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.05 £20.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +3 18 £133 -66.87% 7
South Yorkshire +9 8 £375 +7.91% 6
North Yorkshire +7 4 - - 2
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 46 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 28 (51.85%) Windows
3 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 19 (35.19%) Windows Server
5 18 (33.33%) MCSE
6 14 (25.93%) ITIL
6 14 (25.93%) Data Centre
7 13 (24.07%) SQL
8 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 11 (20.37%) VMware
9 11 (20.37%) Skype
9 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (20.37%) Skype for Business
9 11 (20.37%) Office 365
10 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (18.52%) Polycom
10 10 (18.52%) Manufacturing
10 10 (18.52%) PBX
10 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
11 9 (16.67%) Linux
11 9 (16.67%) MCITP
11 9 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (14.81%) Citrix
13 7 (12.96%) Cisco
13 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
13 7 (12.96%) Firewall
13 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
14 6 (11.11%) DevOps
14 6 (11.11%) Finance

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 11 (20.37%) Skype for Business
2 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.41%) IIS
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.70%) SAS
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) Skype
2 10 (18.52%) PBX
3 7 (12.96%) Firewall
4 5 (9.26%) DNS
4 5 (9.26%) HTTPS
5 4 (7.41%) DHCP
5 4 (7.41%) SAN
6 3 (5.56%) FTP
6 3 (5.56%) HTTP
6 3 (5.56%) SMTP
6 3 (5.56%) SSL
6 3 (5.56%) Telnet
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.70%) LAN
7 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.70%) VPN
7 2 (3.70%) WAN
8 1 (1.85%) Internet
8 1 (1.85%) NAS
8 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.70%) Big Data
5 2 (3.70%) MS Access
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (18.52%) Manufacturing
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Billing
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Business Consultant
2 8 (14.81%) Consultant
2 8 (14.81%) DBA
2 8 (14.81%) Service Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) SQL DBA
3 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Support
3 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Implementation Specialist
4 4 (7.41%) Lync Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Web Services
2 4 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) COM+
3 2 (3.70%) SOAP
3 2 (3.70%) WCF
3 2 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) e-Learning
2 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.70%) Fintech
2 2 (3.70%) iPad
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.70%) Replication
2 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) Windows Server
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.67%) Linux
5 9 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.56%) Android
7 3 (5.56%) SUSE
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.70%) Solaris
9 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) DevOps
3 5 (9.26%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.41%) Analytics
4 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
4 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.41%) Migration
4 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.41%) Project Management
4 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.70%) Coaching
6 2 (3.70%) High Availability
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (3.70%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) C#
2 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) C
3 2 (3.70%) C++
3 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) MCSE
2 9 (16.67%) MCITP
3 6 (11.11%) Degree
3 6 (11.11%) MCP
3 6 (11.11%) MCTS
3 6 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.41%) MCDBA
5 3 (5.56%) MCDST
6 2 (3.70%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.70%) AWS Certification
6 2 (3.70%) CCA
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.70%) MCAD
6 2 (3.70%) MCSA
6 2 (3.70%) MCSD
6 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) CCNA
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) vSphere
3 4 (7.41%) Docker
3 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.56%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.70%) vCloud
5 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.70%) VMware GSX
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) NetBackup
1 5 (9.26%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) Puppet
3 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.70%) SCOM
5 1 (1.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 46 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) VMware
3 10 (18.52%) Polycom
4 8 (14.81%) Citrix
5 7 (12.96%) Cisco
6 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.56%) Brocade
7 3 (5.56%) EMC
8 2 (3.70%) Alterian
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle
8 2 (3.70%) Splunk
8 2 (3.70%) Sun
8 2 (3.70%) Veeam
8 2 (3.70%) Veritas
8 2 (3.70%) Xerox
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