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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 99 88
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.22% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.79% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.71 £17.63
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +170.69%
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
191 378 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.82% 28.21% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 276 225
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 23
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £21.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 December 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%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) ECDL
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365 Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ECDL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security