The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Warrington region.

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.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-20.62% +21.21%
Qualifications Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
65 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 33.68% 37.04% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 9
Average daily rate £345 £360 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £210 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
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MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCTS across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

MCTS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) MCPD
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCPD
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft