The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 47 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 3 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.59% - 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.88% - 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £104
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £286 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.93% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £13.06
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +43.62%

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
104 110 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.31% 18.15% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 56 51
Median daily rate £400 £325 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £195 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £465 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £57.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +379.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £9.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) DameWare
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (80.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) IT Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) IT Support
2 4 (80.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (60.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) DameWare
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (20.00%) VMware