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 1 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Rank 621 611 581
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -30
Contract jobs citing MCT 1 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.014% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.009% 0.070% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Median daily rate - £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £273
% change year-on-year
- +37.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MCT
UK

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
10750 10035 9772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.98% 19.49% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6844 5752 5648
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 488 497
Median hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MCT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCT within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -14 1 - - 1
MCT
UK

MCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for MCT.

1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) IPTV
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising

MCT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Trainer
1 3 (42.86%) Trainer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (14.29%) Compliance Monitoring Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Compliance Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IPTV Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Trainer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Writer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
1 1 (14.29%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau