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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Rank 565 550 571
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs citing MCT 18 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.014% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.082% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 3
Average daily rate
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£332 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £375 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £780 £375 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 - £315
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
9453 8554 9332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.55% 17.58% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5410 4742 4877
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 442 580
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.26 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.97 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +22 12 £303 -19.33% 1
South East - 3 - - 1
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
MCT
UK

MCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (90.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
5 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 8 (25.81%) ERP
6 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
6 7 (22.58%) Replication
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (22.58%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (19.35%) CRM
8 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (12.90%) VMware
9 4 (12.90%) Clustering
9 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
9 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
9 4 (12.90%) Apache Hive
9 4 (12.90%) MapReduce
9 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 4 (12.90%) Mahout
9 4 (12.90%) ETL
9 4 (12.90%) RAD
9 4 (12.90%) MCSE
9 4 (12.90%) MS Office
9 4 (12.90%) MCDBA

MCT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (12.90%) Apache Pig
2 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) FileNet
3 1 (3.23%) Documentum
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) RoboHelp
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) MPLS
1 1 (3.23%) OSPF
1 1 (3.23%) BGP
1 1 (3.23%) VRRP
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) ADSL
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) VoIP
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
1 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.23%) RIP
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
1 1 (3.23%) Junos
1 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.23%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
3 4 (12.90%) Apache Hive
3 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 4 (12.90%) Mahout
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.68%) DTS
4 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.68%) Big Data
4 3 (9.68%) SAP HANA
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Russian Language
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Trainer
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Trainer
3 4 (12.90%) IT Trainer
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) DBA
4 3 (9.68%) Server Support
4 3 (9.68%) SQL DBA
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Writer
5 2 (6.45%) Author
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) WCF
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
1 2 (6.45%) AppFabric
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Replication
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Statistics
5 1 (3.23%) CMDB
5 1 (3.23%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ERP
2 6 (19.35%) CRM
3 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
3 4 (12.90%) MapReduce
3 4 (12.90%) ETL
3 4 (12.90%) RAD
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Logistics
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (90.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) MCSE
3 4 (12.90%) MCDBA
4 3 (9.68%) MCSA
4 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) MCITP
4 3 (9.68%) MCTS
5 2 (6.45%) MOS
5 2 (6.45%) ECDL
6 1 (3.23%) CCNA
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.23%) MCP
6 1 (3.23%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) HDFS
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
2 4 (12.90%) Veritas
2 4 (12.90%) Cloudera
3 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Trustwave
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Siemens
5 1 (3.23%) McAfee
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.23%) IronPort
5 1 (3.23%) Brocade
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