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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 73 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing MCP 4 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.43% 0.32% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 1.39% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £115 £400 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.25% +110.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £248 £228
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +8.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.67 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+39.77% -2.36%
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
224 288 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.22% 23.36% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 175 170
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 £168 £220 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 17
Median hourly rate £10.24 £45.50 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +191.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

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 23 July 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
Milton Keynes +11 3 £115 -71.25% 2
Amersham - 1 - -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
4 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (25.00%) German Language
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Automotive
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) B2C
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) SQL

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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) German Language
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) B2C
1 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware