The table below looks at the statistics for MCT in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCT over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Rank 390 - 365
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCT 9 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% - 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Average daily rate
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£710 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £245 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
MCT
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3906 3704 3162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.40% 17.04% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 2316 1957
Average daily rate £425 £415 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 86 103
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £40.10 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

MCT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MCT Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCT
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MCT Daily Rate Trend in London

MCT
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCT across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MCT Daily Rate Histogram in London

MCT
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MCT Hourly Rate Trend in London

MCT
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCT within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 4 £710 -
MCT
England

MCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MCT 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 MCT.

1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) MS Office
4 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 6 (35.29%) CRM
4 6 (35.29%) ERP
4 6 (35.29%) MBA
4 6 (35.29%) Retail
4 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (35.29%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (35.29%) CFA
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (23.53%) FTP
7 2 (11.76%) Apache
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Validation
7 2 (11.76%) Logistics
7 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
7 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
7 2 (11.76%) MapReduce
7 2 (11.76%) Big Data
7 2 (11.76%) Cloudera
7 2 (11.76%) Apache Flume
7 2 (11.76%) HDFS
7 2 (11.76%) Sqoop
7 2 (11.76%) Oozie

MCT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MCT 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 MCT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (35.29%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (29.41%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) FTP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
1 2 (11.76%) Sqoop
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Retail
3 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Trainer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Report Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Trainer
4 1 (5.88%) Quantitative Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Trainer
4 1 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Report Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) CRM
1 6 (35.29%) ERP
1 6 (35.29%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Logistics
2 2 (11.76%) MapReduce
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Lean Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (35.29%) MBA
2 6 (35.29%) CFA
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) MOS
3 1 (5.88%) ECDL
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Flume
1 2 (11.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat