The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 24 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 Nottingham 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCTS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.69% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.06% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.21%
Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 48 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.38% 12.50% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 9
Average daily rate £350 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £21.00 £15.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.90% +36.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
MCTS
Nottinghamshire

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

MCTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

MCTS Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

MCTS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing MCTS 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 MCTS.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) MCDST
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing MCTS 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 MCTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCDST
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix