The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 37 39
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 0.43% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.67% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -12.22%
MCTS
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Qualifications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9 15 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.76% 6.47% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 29
Median daily rate £340 £310 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -17.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Median hourly rate - - £15.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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