The table below looks at the statistics for MTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MTS over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
Rank 627 599 593
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Contract jobs citing MTS 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.014% 0.008%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.021% 0.077% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £650 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +62.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - -
MTS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9699 9111 8426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.38% 18.44% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6538 5754 5277
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 321 300
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.16% +12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +20.58%

MTS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MTS Jobs Demand Trend in England

MTS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MTS Daily Rate Trend in England

MTS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MTS Hourly Rate Trend in England

MTS
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 MTS within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
London -13 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
MTS
UK

MTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MTS 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 MTS.

1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) QMS
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Collateral Management
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (25.00%) GAMP
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) SAP PP
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Validation

MTS
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Collateral Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) QMS
1 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (25.00%) GAMP
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase