Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 9 December 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 63 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - +76
Contract jobs citing MCTS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.11% 0.12% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
South Yorkshire median daily rate - £275 -
Yorkshire median daily rate - £275 £78
% change year-on-year - +254.84% -24.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.50

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 151 143 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 16.99% 16.63% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 84 134
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £458 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +7.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £281 £245 £313
90th Percentile £628 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £20.66 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.12% -3.93% +19.44%
10th Percentile £9.36 £16.00 £16.75
90th Percentile £26.15 £36.45 £24.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.88 £15.00 £14.53
% change year-on-year +5.83% +3.22% -6.24%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in South Yorkshire

MCTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCTS in South Yorkshire

MCTS
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 1 - -
MCTS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint