The table below looks at the statistics for MCT in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCT over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Rank 587 562 560
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing MCT 13 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.11% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Average daily rate
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£675 £525 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +78.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £435 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £860 £550 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £294
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10644 8224 9366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.04% 17.13% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6025 4756 4964
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 345 528
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.68 £23.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.60 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.35 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

MCT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MCT Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCT
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MCT Daily Rate Trend in England

MCT
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCT across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

MCT Daily Rate Histogram in England

MCT
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MCT Hourly Rate Trend in England

MCT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCT within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
London -7 9 £675 +28.57% 3
South East - 4 - -
East of England - - - -
MCT
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MCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MCT 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 MCT.

1 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 25 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (36.67%) ERP
3 9 (30.00%) CRM
3 9 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (26.67%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (16.67%) Replication
7 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
7 4 (13.33%) Apache Hive
7 4 (13.33%) MapReduce
7 4 (13.33%) Cloudera
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (13.33%) Apache Pig
7 4 (13.33%) Oozie
7 4 (13.33%) Mahout
7 4 (13.33%) HDFS
7 4 (13.33%) Algorithms
7 4 (13.33%) RAD
7 4 (13.33%) Java
7 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (13.33%) ETL
8 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
8 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (10.00%) Finance

MCT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MCT 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 MCT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (13.33%) Apache Pig
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Documentum
3 1 (3.33%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) RoboHelp
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (26.67%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) RIP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) MPLS
2 1 (3.33%) OSPF
2 1 (3.33%) BGP
2 1 (3.33%) VRRP
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) VPLS
2 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.33%) Junos
2 1 (3.33%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (13.33%) Apache Hive
3 4 (13.33%) Mahout
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.00%) Big Data
4 3 (10.00%) SAP HANA
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) DTS
4 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Trainer
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Trainer
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Author
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Author
5 2 (6.67%) IT Trainer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Writer
6 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Training Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Server Support
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
1 3 (10.00%) WCF
1 3 (10.00%) AppFabric
2 1 (3.33%) MDX
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Replication
2 4 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ERP
2 9 (30.00%) CRM
3 4 (13.33%) RAD
3 4 (13.33%) ETL
3 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (13.33%) MapReduce
4 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) Coaching
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.33%) Document Management
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) MCTS
2 3 (10.00%) MCITP
2 3 (10.00%) MCSE
2 3 (10.00%) MCSA
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) MCDBA
3 2 (6.67%) CIPD
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) HDFS
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Cloudera
3 3 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Veritas
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Brocade
5 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.33%) IronPort
5 1 (3.33%) Trustwave
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) McAfee
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) Siemens
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