The first table below looks at the demand for MTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MTS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the East Sussex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MTS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £175 £325
% change year-on-year
- -46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
55 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 18.21% 16.67% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 19
Average daily rate £265 £370 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.37% +34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MTS
South East

MTS
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

MTS Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

MTS
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

MTS Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

MTS
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

MTS Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

MTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) COM+
1 2 (100.00%) DCOM
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms

MTS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) COM+
1 2 (100.00%) DCOM
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft