The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +107.14%
MCTS
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Qualifications Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 18.79% 12.08% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 23
Average daily rate £453 £420 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% +0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £480 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.75 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in Newbury