The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MCT qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Trainer (MCT)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 605
Contract jobs citing MCT 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - - 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MCT is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8643 10794 9968
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.16% 20.99% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5367 6867 5731
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.05% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 345 467
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.91 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.83% +37.77%  

MCT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing MCT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCT in England

MCT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCT in England

MCT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCT in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCT in England