Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 143 154
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.15% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.06% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median daily rate - - £200
West Yorkshire median daily rate - - £200
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 305 376 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.52% 14.37% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 210 374
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +22.31%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £255
90th Percentile £554 £565 £559
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 19
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £12.38 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +223.23% -18.85% -1.61%
10th Percentile £11.08 £12.01 £10.66
90th Percentile £40.70 £14.91 £30.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +9.23% -16.13% +1.64%

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