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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCTS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.39% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.23% -3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £18.00 £22.82
% change year-on-year
-23.61% -21.12%
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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 Brighton region.

Qualifications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 17.37% 11.35% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 11
Average daily rate £375 £369 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £273 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.73 £17.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.47% -25.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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

MCTS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware