The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 30 June 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage - - 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £170
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £22.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+63.63% +39.68%
MCTS
Hertfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 37.50% 46.15% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Median daily rate £405 £313 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.60% +58.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £239 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stevenage region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage