The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell - 0.38% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Qualifications Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 123 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 32.87% 46.42% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 9
Average daily rate £244 £315 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £193 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £77.75 £35.00 £20.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.14% +74.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCTS across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

MCTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCTS across the Bracknell region.

MCTS Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

MCTS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) UAG
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) VMware