The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.17% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 13.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £273
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.73 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £13.67
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.06%
MCP
East Sussex

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

Qualifications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 16.25% 12.43% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 9
Average daily rate £306 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £251 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.73 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Software Packaging
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) MCTS
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) CCNA

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) IT Support
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco