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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Rank 575 552 519
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -33
Contract jobs citing MCT 8 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.028% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.085% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 3
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£575 £680 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% +172.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £350 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £780 £793 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MCT
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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
9425 9510 7767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.84% 19.28% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5480 5613 4200
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 489 425
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +15 6 £629 -7.53%
South West +11 1 £375 +7.14%
South East -18 1 - - 1
MCT
UK

MCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (38.89%) ERP
3 7 (38.89%) CRM
3 7 (38.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (38.89%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (22.22%) Retail
6 3 (16.67%) Apache Hive
6 3 (16.67%) Big Data
6 3 (16.67%) Cloudera
6 3 (16.67%) Apache Flume
6 3 (16.67%) MapReduce
6 3 (16.67%) Sqoop
6 3 (16.67%) Oozie
6 3 (16.67%) HDFS
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 3 (16.67%) Logistics
6 3 (16.67%) Apache
6 3 (16.67%) MS Office
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.11%) Banking
7 2 (11.11%) Data Management
7 2 (11.11%) MBA
7 2 (11.11%) Advertising

MCT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (38.89%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (27.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
1 3 (16.67%) Sqoop
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Advertising
3 2 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Trainer
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Trainer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Trainer
4 1 (5.56%) Instructor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Market Risk
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ERP
1 7 (38.89%) CRM
2 3 (16.67%) MapReduce
2 3 (16.67%) Coaching
2 3 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Lean Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MBA
2 2 (11.11%) CFA
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CIPD
3 1 (5.56%) ECDL
3 1 (5.56%) MOS
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Apache Flume
1 3 (16.67%) HDFS
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Oozie
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.56%) VMware