Period
to 24 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 October 2020 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 178 208
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 1 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.025% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +71.43% -
England median daily rate £525 £400 £333
% change year-on-year +31.25% +20.30% -11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 the East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 355 863 981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.98% 21.69% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 494 489
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £200 £200
90th Percentile £600 £625 £575
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 54 70
Median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +94.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.99 £15.25 £10.48
90th Percentile £49.13 £49.68 £47.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +42.00% -3.53%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in the East of England

MCTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MCTS in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for MCTS in the East of England

MCTS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MCTS in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for MCTS in the East of England