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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 68 62
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 1.29% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category - 7.38% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £130 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £245 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 6
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.78 £14.50 £16.79
% change year-on-year
+64.00% -13.61%
MCP
East of England

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
107 149 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.23% 17.49% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 78 66
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £188 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 15
Median hourly rate £10.00 £15.77 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% -18.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 25 August 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Biometrics
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Wyse
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN

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 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Biometrics
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Wyse