Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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)
Scotland > Renfrewshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 34 17
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire - 7.77% 13.79%
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.50% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 32 31
Renfrewshire median daily rate - £315 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% -11.51%
Scotland median daily rate £380 £310 £305
% change year-on-year +22.58% +1.64% -11.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.63 £19.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year +31.41% -1.27% -

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 49 337 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 56.32% 81.80% 65.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 278 132
Renfrewshire median daily rate £325 £330 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +0.76% -3.68%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £258
90th Percentile £440 £444 £437
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £19.00 £37.25 £53.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.99% -30.01% -67.75%
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £29.17
% change year-on-year -21.68% +22.56% +57.68%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Renfrewshire

MCTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCTS in Renfrewshire