The table below looks at the statistics for MCT in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCT over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCT 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £250 £245
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MCT
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
732 664 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.31% 20.30% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 338 239
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 70
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% +47.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.00 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

MCT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MCT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MCT
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MCT Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MCT
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) ForgeRock
1 1 (100.00%) OpenIDM
1 1 (100.00%) OpenAM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenAM
1 1 (100.00%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ForgeRock
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft