The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 13 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 6.84% - 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£135 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £253
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £15.50 £13.34
% change year-on-year
+8.06% +16.23%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Qualifications Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24 47 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 20.51% 17.80% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 32
Average daily rate £550 £530 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £363 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

MCP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 8 (100.00%) Lotus
1 8 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
1 8 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Mac OS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 8 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Mac OS
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Lotus