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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MTS over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
Rank - 198 202
Contract jobs citing MTS 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.037% 0.033%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
636 969 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.20% 17.86% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 737 736
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £17.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.40 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

MTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing MTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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