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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Rank 384 386 363
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing MCT 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.005% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.028% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
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£705 £263 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+168.57% +31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £245 -
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3587 3613 2986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.09% 16.54% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2438 2290 1863
Average daily rate £425 £415 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 76 122
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.43 £39.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (36.36%) ERP
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) CRM
3 8 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (31.82%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (31.82%) Degree
4 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
4 7 (31.82%) MS Office
5 6 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (27.27%) CFA
5 6 (27.27%) MBA
5 6 (27.27%) Retail
5 6 (27.27%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 5 (22.73%) Banking
7 4 (18.18%) FTP
7 4 (18.18%) Apache
7 4 (18.18%) Oozie
7 4 (18.18%) MapReduce
7 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
7 4 (18.18%) Apache Hive
7 4 (18.18%) Big Data
7 4 (18.18%) Cloudera
7 4 (18.18%) HDFS
8 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
8 2 (9.09%) Apache Flume
8 2 (9.09%) Apache Pig
8 2 (9.09%) Sqoop

MCT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (31.82%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
1 4 (18.18%) Apache Hive
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Sqoop
2 2 (9.09%) Mahout
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) DTS
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SAP HANA
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Retail
3 5 (22.73%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Trainer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Trainer
3 2 (9.09%) Report Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) IT Trainer
4 1 (4.55%) Quantitative Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) WCF
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ERP
1 8 (36.36%) CRM
2 6 (27.27%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 4 (18.18%) MapReduce
4 2 (9.09%) RAD
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Logistics
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Data Management
5 1 (4.55%) Lean Manufacturing
5 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (31.82%) Degree
3 6 (27.27%) CFA
3 6 (27.27%) MBA
4 2 (9.09%) MCSA
5 1 (4.55%) MCTS
5 1 (4.55%) MOS
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) MCITP
5 1 (4.55%) ECDL
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) HDFS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
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