The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 30 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +42.85%
MCTS
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
93 117 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.06% 15.08% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 60 51
Median daily rate £400 £325 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £444 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 15
Median hourly rate £10.18 £12.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -56.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCTS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire