The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 95
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +42.85%
MCTS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
249 248 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.05% 15.36% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 124 113
Median daily rate £400 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +15.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 18
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £19.00 £22.86
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 the East Midlands

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MCTS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCTS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands