The table below looks at the statistics for MTS skills 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 MTS over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
Rank - 199 210
Contract jobs citing MTS 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.055% 0.032%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.30% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £650 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £800 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
MTS
London

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

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
615 1000 1069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.74% 18.37% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 746 779
Average daily rate £450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.64 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.95 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%

MTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MTS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MTS
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 MTS across the City of London region.

MTS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MTS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MTS across the City of London region.

MTS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London