Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 68 63
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.73% 1.42% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 8.63% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 8
South Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +66.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £253 £319 £106
90th Percentile £588 £475 £307
Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £350 £284
% change year-on-year -10.71% +23.35% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £15.00
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 144 197 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 17.50% 16.46% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 133 150
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +14.43% -
10th Percentile £255 £305 £213
90th Percentile £575 £573 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 17
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.70 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.94% -2.27% -12.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.75 £12.40
90th Percentile £34.43 £24.00 £28.00
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 South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South 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
Doncaster +3 4 £575 +100.00%
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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) MCSD
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Mimecast
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) PBX
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) VSAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Information Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Migration Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Email Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) MCSD
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) HP