Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 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
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 14 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 6.67% 3.19% 6.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.84% 18.75% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Wakefield median daily rate £313 £101 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +208.64% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £420 £313
% change year-on-year -16.67% +34.40% +8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Wakefield median hourly rate £12.50 - £11.00
10th Percentile £11.25 - £10.50
90th Percentile £13.75 - £11.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £15.50

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 Wakefield with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wakefield
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 18.10% 17.02% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Wakefield median daily rate £450 £215 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +109.30% -36.30% +12.50%
10th Percentile £291 £105 £275
90th Percentile £575 £371 £400
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Wakefield median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +40.91% +12.82%
10th Percentile £11.25 £15.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £13.75 £15.75 £11.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +9.23% -16.13% +1.64%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Wakefield

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) Law
3 3 (42.86%) Legal
3 3 (42.86%) CMS
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) MCDST
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Avaya
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 (42.86%) CMS
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Law
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory Support
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Support
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (42.86%) MCDST
1 3 (42.86%) MCP
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya
2 3 (42.86%) VMware