Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 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
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 35 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 4.30% 3.28% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.30% 19.72% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 2
North Yorkshire median daily rate £200 £258 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.33% +19.77% -
10th Percentile £115 £207 £127
90th Percentile £366 £319 £312
Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £350 £284
% change year-on-year -10.71% +23.35% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
North Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.35 £12.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +6.80% -18.03% +22.00%

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 53 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 15.19% 16.63% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 57 58
North Yorkshire median daily rate £319 £313 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -6.72% -15.19%
10th Percentile £115 £213 £225
90th Percentile £449 £450 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.91 £13.81 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.69% -18.76% +36.00%
10th Percentile £13.07 £12.02 £10.20
90th Percentile £16.35 £37.39 £76.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £14.57 £15.86
% change year-on-year -0.96% -8.17% +2.32%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in North Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification in North Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in North Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in North Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in North Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in North Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in North Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in North 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 North Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +16 9 £120 -
Selby - 2 - -
Harrogate +8 1 £225 +5.88%
Northallerton +1 1 £313 +21.36%
Microsoft Certification
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 9 (60.00%) DNS
5 8 (53.33%) Migration
5 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (46.67%) MCDST
7 6 (40.00%) Driving Licence
8 5 (33.33%) MCSE
9 4 (26.67%) VMware
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (20.00%) ITIL
10 3 (20.00%) .NET
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (20.00%) Cisco
11 2 (13.33%) Intel
11 2 (13.33%) Citrix
11 2 (13.33%) C#
11 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
11 2 (13.33%) McAfee
11 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (13.33%) Juniper
11 2 (13.33%) SAN
11 2 (13.33%) Firewall
11 2 (13.33%) XenApp
11 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (13.33%) Skype
11 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
11 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Skype
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Desktop Support
3 5 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) IT Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Deskside Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Deskside Support
6 2 (13.33%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Developer
6 2 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) IT Support
6 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Email Filtering
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) MCDST
2 5 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Intel
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) McAfee
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam