The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 13 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 5.56% 1.14% -
As % of the Qualifications category 24.00% 7.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.79 £16.20 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +17.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Qualifications Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 23.15% 15.34% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 19
Average daily rate £320 £288 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% -18.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £237 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.20% -30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £21.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 10 (100.00%) MS Office
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) MCSE
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (40.00%) Qualys
4 4 (40.00%) SCCM
4 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 4 (40.00%) CISSP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (40.00%) Internet
4 4 (40.00%) McAfee
4 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCSE
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) CEH
3 2 (20.00%) MCDST
3 2 (20.00%) MCTS
3 2 (20.00%) MCITP
3 2 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
1 4 (40.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Qualys
2 4 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (20.00%) Kaseya