The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 9 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 West Yorkshire 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 96 106
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.13% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.84% 0.43%
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 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-20.62% +21.21%
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
178 237 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.55% 15.85% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 113 129
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCTS
Yorkshire

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MCTS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCTS Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MCTS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 July 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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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
Leeds - - - - 1
MCTS
Yorkshire