The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 54 43
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.21% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.02% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £130 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.57 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -12.12%
MCP
Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
51 98 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.83% 20.25% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 45 39
Median daily rate £450 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.28% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £465 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.77 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% -24.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

MCP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

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

1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wyse
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Wyse