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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South East / West Sussex
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - - 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £339 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.53% -20.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 - £33.25

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
137 73 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 28.60% 15.60% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 43 72
Median daily rate £425 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £33.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.44 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £35.00 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

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