The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Shropshire / Telford
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCTS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 0.71% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £330 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -22.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 - £29.00

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

Qualifications Category
Telford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
48 76 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 34.29% 25.00% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 21
Median daily rate £425 £415 £267
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +55.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in Telford

MCTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

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

MCTS Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Telford region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) X.500
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) StarTeam
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Telford 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) X.500
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
1 1 (25.00%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas