The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.73 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -0.12%
MCP
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Qualifications Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 26.15% 10.23% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 14
Average daily rate £513 £340 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.73% +161.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCP across the Belfast region.

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the Belfast region.

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

MCP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee