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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCTS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.45% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.86 £18.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-19.67% +10.44%
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
75 74 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 33.78% 23.95% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 32
Median daily rate £400 £525 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +17.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £855 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing

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 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft