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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 87 74
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.46% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.90% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.09% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £13.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+64.07% -5.45%
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
257 316 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.62% 24.31% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 180 173
Median daily rate £410 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +153.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £56.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) MODAF
4 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) CESG
4 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) MCTS
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) POP3
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CESG
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) MODAF
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) DoDAF
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) RUP
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) CCSP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) MCSD
4 1 (20.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) StorageTek
2 1 (20.00%) Sun