The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the East Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 11 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCTS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 1.96% - 3.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £324 £348
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -4.68%
MCTS
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
East Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 15.69% 13.33% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £275 £140 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -50.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £140 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £140 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCTS across the East Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

MCTS
Contract Job Locations in East Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the East Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hull - 1 £275 - 1
MCTS
Yorkshire

MCTS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Yorkshire region citing MCTS 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 MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) WSH
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Yorkshire region citing MCTS 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 MCTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP