The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 22 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 Milton Keynes 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 60
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - - 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.21%
Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
219 141 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.17% 21.11% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 61 96
Average daily rate £325 £310 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +14.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £38.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes