The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCTS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 1.82% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £22.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+63.63% +39.68%
MCTS
Surrey

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

Qualifications Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 43.64% 23.64% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 16
Median daily rate £400 £250 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -31.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £193 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £333 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

MCTS
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

MCTS Daily Rate Trend in Woking

MCTS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 30 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 Woking region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Woking 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365 Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft