Period
to 28 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 28 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 116 147
Rank change year-on-year +22 +31 -27
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 49 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 1.39% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.98% 10.21% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 38 20
Median daily rate £325 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.34% +16.00%
10th Percentile £183 £118 £114
90th Percentile £488 £438 £425
England median daily rate £450 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +20.00% +3.45% +10.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.33 £15.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.79% -6.34% +7.75%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.33 £15.24
90th Percentile £14.25 £14.33 £19.59
England median hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £17.41
% change year-on-year -3.95% +9.13% +9.77%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 168 480 740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.41% 13.59% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 339 467
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £205 £213 £263
90th Percentile £600 £588 £600
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 42
Median hourly rate £24.85 £18.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.06% +13.39% +8.36%
10th Percentile £14.10 £12.45 £13.50
90th Percentile £80.70 £66.50 £32.45
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.12
% change year-on-year - +39.33% +0.48%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 28 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Certification in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Certification in Yorkshire

Microsoft Certification
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 28 November 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +10 3 £150 -53.85% 7
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (20.00%) Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft