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 23 July 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCTS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.39% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £22.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+63.63% +37.50%
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
91 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 35.41% 24.03% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 40 23
Median daily rate £400 £518 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.70% +16.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £338 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £855 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCTS 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Business Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft