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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCTS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 3.64% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£294 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.75 -
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
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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
11 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 20.00% 22.11% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 5
Average daily rate £263 £365 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £363 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £463 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 2015, 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%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) ETL

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware