The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 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 Warwickshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.86 £18.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-19.67% +10.44%
MCTS
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
74 60 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 15.32% 16.04% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 36
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Median hourly rate £15.43 £30.07 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.69% -0.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.46 £22.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £34.92 £32.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

MCTS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Remedy
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Remedy
1 3 (100.00%) ServiceNow