The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth 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 - - -
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
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 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
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 20.51% 23.53% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 14
Average daily rate £375 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.65% -22.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £17.00 £31.85
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 Portsmouth

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth