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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 55 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing MCP 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.34% 0.59% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% 3.28% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £125 £140 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £315 £220
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +43.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
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
90 122 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.23% 17.89% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 56 66
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £174 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 10
Median hourly rate £40.75 £10.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+288.09% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Cambridge - 1 £125 -
Huntingdon - 1 £125 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) DameWare
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) MobileIron

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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) DameWare
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (50.00%) VMware