The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the County Antrim region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 7.65%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £275 £273
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.62%
Qualifications Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 20 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 10.99% 17.09% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 22
Average daily rate £340 £130 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
MCP
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MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim