The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 29 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.69% - 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.81% - 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £133 - £125
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £248 £230
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+41.93% -1.58%
MCP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
37 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.61% 18.40% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 18
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 4
Median hourly rate £25.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Bournemouth - 4 £133 - 1
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Dorset region with a requirement for MCP.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) MCDST
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (40.00%) BMC
4 2 (40.00%) Apple
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Remedy
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (20.00%) OneDrive

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) OneDrive
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCDST
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy