The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 97 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing MCTS 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.075% 0.23% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +42.85%
MCTS
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
359 340 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.97% 26.34% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 195 166
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.50 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.00 £50.44 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

MCTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MCTS Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

MCTS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking -2 1 - - 1
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft