Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 February 2019 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)
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - - 135
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - - 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median daily rate - - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 376 253 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.37% 10.72% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 152 169
Leeds median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £264 £242 £254
90th Percentile £588 £569 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 23 9
Leeds median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +220.00% -19.35%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £18.75 £14.81
% change year-on-year -18.40% +26.63% -4.47%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Leeds

MCTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCTS in Leeds