Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MCT qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 January 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 Trainer (MCT)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 874 868 855
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13 -26
Contract jobs citing MCT 2 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.011% 0.010% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 17
UK median daily rate £275 - £425
10th Percentile £263 - £252
90th Percentile £288 - £628
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £316
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MCT 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18,975 19,859 21,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.92% 20.44% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,645 12,427 13,248
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 874 1,029
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -7.27% +44.74%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.47
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.85% -1.82% +41.03%

MCT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MCT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MCT in the UK

MCT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCT in the UK

MCT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MCT in the UK

MCT
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCT within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 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
England +6 2 £275 - 8
London - 2 £275 - 7

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MCT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MCT.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Learning Management System
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (50.00%) C

MCT
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Trainer
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365 Trainer
1 2 (100.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Master's Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft