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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Rank - 416 425
Contract jobs citing MCT 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.022% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.14% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate - £575 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £273
% change year-on-year
- +37.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3900 3621 3856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.95% 16.16% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2756 2334 2594
Average daily rate £450 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 87 116
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) DBS Check
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management

MCT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Trainer
1 2 (66.67%) Trainer
2 1 (33.33%) Compliance Monitoring Officer
2 1 (33.33%) Compliance Officer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Trainer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DBS Check
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft