Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certification
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 112 -
Rank change year-on-year +33 - +121
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 18 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 0.37% 0.87% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 5.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 0
Median daily rate £438 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £325 £200
% change year-on-year +30.77% +62.50% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.65 £14.58
% change year-on-year - -6.35% -23.29%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 211 329 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.43% 15.92% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 227 208
Median daily rate £499 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.83% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £231 £252
90th Percentile £650 £588 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 22
Median hourly rate £57.50 £23.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +144.68% -41.25% +37.93%
10th Percentile £23.00 £10.40 £13.00
90th Percentile £63.40 £41.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -18.60% -6.52%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Leeds

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Leeds.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) GDPR
3 2 (50.00%) E-Discovery
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Skype
3 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Office Automation
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Migration Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) E-Discovery
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Office Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec