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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
Rank 191 - 191
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MTS 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% - 0.052%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£525 - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £100 - £213
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
875 1036 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.27% 17.25% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 723 705
Average daily rate £413 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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

MTS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MTS 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 MTS.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MTS 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 MTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle