Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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 Trainer (MCT)
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 897 886
Contract jobs citing MCT 0 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.005% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.021% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 11
UK median daily rate - £288 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -45.24% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £288
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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18584 23444 21955
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.51% 21.34% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11374 14662 12763
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £250 £245 £225
90th Percentile £588 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 822 1081
UK median hourly rate £29.92 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% +24.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.19 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +24.44% +9.76%

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