The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South West / Bristol
Rank - - 73
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £110
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £330 £415
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 - £29.00

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

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
181 236 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.43% 26.70% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 176 161
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £13.65 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.72% -61.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £13.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £28.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

MCTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MCTS Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol