Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 159 153
Rank change year-on-year -13 -6 +16
Contract jobs citing MCTS 1 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.026% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.074% 0.50% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 14
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £320 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.81% -3.03% +25.71%
10th Percentile £413 £310 £268
90th Percentile £438 £320 £409
South East median daily rate £438 £320 £369
% change year-on-year +36.72% -13.22% -4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - £41.64 -
South East median hourly rate - £41.64 -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,356 1,410 1,666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.44% 39.75% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 878 1,034
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £260 £280 £261
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 95 54
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.46 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.31% -22.22% +178.47%
10th Percentile £19.68 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £52.50 £58.38
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year +44.19% -34.35% +45.56%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Hampshire

MCTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCTS in Hampshire

MCTS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCTS in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (100.00%) Yammer
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) vRealize

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (100.00%) VMware