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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 69 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.55% - 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.40% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £250 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £14.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+26.08% -13.43%
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
208 188 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.83% 21.41% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 143 126
Median daily rate £355 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £507 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -38.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.67 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

MCP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) WSUS
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) CommVault
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Support
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) CCA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) CommVault
3 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (16.67%) Dell KACE
4 1 (16.67%) Varonis
4 1 (16.67%) Wyse