The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Yorkshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 97 78 52
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -26
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 41 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.87% 1.97% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.00% 12.46% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 54
Average daily rate
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£250 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £195 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £351 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £142.55 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.23 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.56% +4.39%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
250 329 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.87% 15.77% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 161 187
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £42.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.09% +154.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £175.00 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
Microsoft Certification
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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
South Yorkshire +8 9 £120 -60.00% 7
West Yorkshire -27 5 £313 +1.62% 15
North Yorkshire 0 4 - - 8
East Yorkshire +1 2 £320 - 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 40 (85.11%) Microsoft
2 29 (61.70%) Windows
3 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
4 22 (46.81%) MCSE
5 16 (34.04%) VMware
6 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (25.53%) MS Office
9 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
9 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
10 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
10 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
11 9 (19.15%) MCITP
11 9 (19.15%) Citrix
11 9 (19.15%) Project Management
11 9 (19.15%) ITIL
11 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
12 8 (17.02%) SQL
12 8 (17.02%) MCP
12 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
12 8 (17.02%) SAN
12 8 (17.02%) Service Management
12 8 (17.02%) SCCM
13 7 (14.89%) ITSM
13 7 (14.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (12.77%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (12.77%) HP
14 6 (12.77%) .NET
14 6 (12.77%) vSphere

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.77%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.13%) Lync
8 1 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Office
2 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) SAN
2 4 (8.51%) DNS
2 4 (8.51%) DHCP
3 3 (6.38%) NAS
3 3 (6.38%) Firewall
4 2 (4.26%) Wireless
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (4.26%) LAN
4 2 (4.26%) WAN
5 1 (2.13%) LDAP
5 1 (2.13%) VoIP
5 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.13%) VPN
5 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.13%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) MS Access
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (6.38%) Publishing
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (14.89%) Administrator
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.26%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.38%) UNIX
6 3 (6.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Project Management
1 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Service Management
3 7 (14.89%) ITSM
4 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.64%) Migration
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.51%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Release Management
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Information Management
6 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Workflow
7 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) MCSE
2 9 (19.15%) MCITP
3 8 (17.02%) MCP
4 7 (14.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.51%) MCSA
5 4 (8.51%) CCNA
5 4 (8.51%) ISEB
6 1 (2.13%) CCA
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CCEA
6 1 (2.13%) MOS
6 1 (2.13%) MCDST
6 1 (2.13%) MCTS
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) NCDA
6 1 (2.13%) NCIE
6 1 (2.13%) VCAP
6 1 (2.13%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 27 (57.45%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.77%) vSphere
5 5 (10.64%) XenApp
6 2 (4.26%) XenServer
6 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) SCOM
3 3 (6.38%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (85.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.04%) VMware
3 9 (19.15%) Citrix
4 6 (12.77%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) EMC
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) Meru Networks
6 2 (4.26%) Apple
6 2 (4.26%) Symantec
6 2 (4.26%) Remedy
6 2 (4.26%) McAfee
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) Adobe
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