The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £378 £345
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.63 -
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -
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Leicestershire

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

Qualifications Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
16 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 8.47% 8.47% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Average daily rate £288 £363 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £500 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

MCTS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing MCTS 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 MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing MCTS 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 MCTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware