The first table below looks at the demand for MTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MTS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
Rank - - 247
Contract jobs citing MTS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.009%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £175 £325
% change year-on-year
- -46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1606 1438 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.58% 17.18% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 766 847
Average daily rate £350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 95 80
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £32.50 £41.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MTS
England

MTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MTS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MTS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MTS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

MTS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MTS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

MTS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing MTS 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 MTS.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) COM+
1 2 (100.00%) DCOM
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms

MTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing MTS 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 MTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) COM+
1 2 (100.00%) DCOM
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DSDM
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft