The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
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
Somerset

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

Qualifications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6 58 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.63% 46.40% 76.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 52 143
Median daily rate £420 £388 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +18.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £643 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.83 - -
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 Taunton

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in Taunton