The table below looks at the statistics for MCT in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCT over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
UK
Rank - 611 601
Contract jobs citing MCT 0 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.014% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.066% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 13
Median daily rate - £425 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £363 £250
% change year-on-year
- +45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8945 10640 10339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.31% 20.96% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5709 6468 6037
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 496 485
Median hourly rate £28.15 £38.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.11% +108.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.54 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

MCT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MCT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MCT
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCT within the UK.

MCT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MCT
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCT within the UK.

MCT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MCT
Top 7 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MCT.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Content Writing
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD

MCT
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Trainer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Writing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft