The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 77 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% 0.41% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 1.85% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £400 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +110.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.67 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+35.40% +10.34%
MCP
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
240 271 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.95% 22.25% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 160 177
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £522 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £55.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.63% +249.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £42.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £57.00 £32.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +20.00%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Amersham - 1 - -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) MCSD
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MCSD
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft