The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 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 West Sussex - - -
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 £350 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.82
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.12%
MCTS
South East

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

Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
74 68 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 22.22% 16.59% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 57
Average daily rate £290 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 5
Average hourly rate £19.41 £14.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.64% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £40.90 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

MCTS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MCTS Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

MCTS
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham - - - -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) MCDST
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Kaseya

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Kaseya