The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Rank 396 407 414
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing MCT 15 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.029% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.20% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 - £315
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3745 3537 3724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.86% 14.59% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2411 2157 2220
Average daily rate £425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 126 138
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.65 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCT
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
MCT
England

MCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (29.41%) ERP
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) CRM
2 5 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) MCSE
4 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
4 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (17.65%) Logistics
4 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Apache Pig
5 2 (11.76%) Oozie
5 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.76%) HDFS
5 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
5 2 (11.76%) AppFabric
5 2 (11.76%) MapReduce
5 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
5 2 (11.76%) Mahout
5 2 (11.76%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008

MCT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.88%) FileNet
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) RoboHelp
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
3 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
3 2 (11.76%) Mahout
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.76%) DTS
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Trainer
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Trainer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) IT Trainer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Writer
4 2 (11.76%) Author
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Author
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Training Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) WCF
1 2 (11.76%) AppFabric
1 2 (11.76%) MapReduce
2 1 (5.88%) MDX
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) CRM
1 5 (29.41%) ERP
2 3 (17.65%) ETL
2 3 (17.65%) Logistics
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) RAD
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Document Management
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
3 2 (11.76%) MCSA
3 2 (11.76%) MCTS
3 2 (11.76%) MCITP
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
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