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 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 73 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCTS 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.27% - 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £365 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +42.85%
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
143 122 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.30% 22.39% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 72 53
Median daily rate £405 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £44.90 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Crawley - 2 £365 -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ETL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SSAS Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SSIS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification