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 25 May 2016 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 37 26
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 0.45% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.55% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+42.20% +9.09%
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
18 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 8.18% 9.91% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 5
Median daily rate £500 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £433 £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +41.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for MCP.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware