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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +107.14%
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
9 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 40.91% 14.81% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 10
Average daily rate £394 £288 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.95% -36.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £271 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £17.22 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCTS across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Product Management

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) CRM Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Product Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft