The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCTS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.43% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +107.14%
MCTS
Merseyside

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

Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
65 64 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.66% 33.16% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 17
Average daily rate £423 £473 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £249 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £700 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £15.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

MCTS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP Cube

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Business Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 18 days ago