Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 107 129
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.057% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.21% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - - £444
South East median daily rate £375 £320 £355
% change year-on-year +17.19% -9.86% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £46.50 -

MCTS is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 518 467 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.90% 26.49% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 333 381
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £162 £231 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 6 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -43.75% +140.00%
10th Percentile £12.01 £10.24 £16.82
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.00 £46.50
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +25.93% +58.82%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing MCTS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Buckinghamshire

MCTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MCTS in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MCTS in Buckinghamshire