The table below looks at the statistics for MCT in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCT over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Rank 205 193 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing MCT 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.10% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £688 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £332 -
% change year-on-year
-39.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MCT
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
864 913 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.76% 15.73% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 640 737
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 61
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.16 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -31.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.43 £33.49 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

MCT
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MCT Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCT
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCT across the City of London region.

MCT Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MCT
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCT across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MCT Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MCT 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 MCT.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) ERP
3 4 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 3 (37.50%) Advertising
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (12.50%) Apache Thrift
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) CFA
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
6 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
6 1 (12.50%) Facebook
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) OOP

MCT
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MCT 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 MCT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Documentum
2 1 (12.50%) FileNet
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) RoboHelp
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
General
1 3 (37.50%) Advertising
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Trainer
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Trainer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Instructor
3 1 (12.50%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Thrift
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
1 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
3 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MBA
2 1 (12.50%) CFA
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook
2 1 (12.50%) IBM