The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Brighton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 23 34
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 2.33% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category - 11.54% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.71% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 - £22.00
Qualifications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.95% 20.16% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 13
Average daily rate £218 £368 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.81% -8.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.44 £23.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCTS
East Sussex

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCTS across the Brighton region.

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in Brighton