The table below looks at the statistics for MTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MTS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
Rank 406 419 378
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -41
Contract jobs citing MTS 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.021% 0.014%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.069% 0.11% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
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£600 £575 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +109.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -14.28%
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4343 4525 3968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.84% 18.66% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3136 3127 2607
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £253 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 79 157
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.82 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

MTS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MTS Jobs Demand Trend in London

MTS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MTS Daily Rate Trend in London

MTS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MTS Hourly Rate Trend in London

MTS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MTS 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 MTS.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (50.00%) MiFID
1 2 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (50.00%) ION MarketView
1 2 (50.00%) ION Trading
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL

MTS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MTS 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 MTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ION MarketView
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) ION Trading