Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 83 91
Contract jobs citing MCTS 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.16% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.70% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
West Sussex median daily rate - £365 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.96% -10.67%
South East median daily rate £375 £320 £360
% change year-on-year +17.19% -11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £46.50 -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Sussex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 227 284 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 21.91% 22.45% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 172 139
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
10th Percentile £264 £300 £245
90th Percentile £488 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 13
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +152.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £17.50 £31.40 £15.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £42.40
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in West Sussex

MCTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MCTS in West Sussex