The first table below looks at the demand for MCT in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCT 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 South West 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 Trainer (MCT)
Rank 137 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing MCT 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.046% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £315
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
828 632 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.28% 29.29% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 361 401
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 61
Average hourly rate £35.25 £21.00 £24.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.85% -14.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
MCT
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MCT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MCT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MCT
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MCT Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Junos
1 1 (100.00%) Trustwave
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

MCT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Junos
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (100.00%) IronPort
1 1 (100.00%) Trustwave