The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 73 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing MCP 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.21% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 1.07% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £180 £199 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -27.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+44.26% -1.61%
MCP
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
248 187 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.55% 20.87% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 135 87
Median daily rate £413 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

MCP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MCP.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft