The table below looks at the statistics for MTS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MTS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
UK
Rank 580 624 598
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -26
Contract jobs citing MTS 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.006% 0.018%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.027% 0.035% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £325 £513 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% -14.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £513 £100
% change year-on-year
-46.34% +412.50%
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
7543 8617 8883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.13% 16.96% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4839 5484 5570
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 232 316
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

MTS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MTS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MTS
Daily Rate Trend

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

MTS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MTS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MTS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MTS
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MTS within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
England +20 1 £375 -26.82% 8
London - 1 £375 - 1

MTS
Top 11 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MTS 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 MTS.

1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PP
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (33.33%) TQM
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) e-Learning
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Moodle

MTS
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PP
General
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Trainer
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) TQM
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
London
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