The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 94 85 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing MCP 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 1.91% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +7.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+41.93% -
MCP
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
301 262 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.86% 16.25% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 133 138
Median daily rate £400 £390 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £223 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £485 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 31
Median hourly rate £17.25 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £37.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.30% +26.94%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MCP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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
Leicestershire - 2 - -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MCP.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) VCDX
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) VCAP
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) EdgeSight
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) ICT Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) ICT Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) VCAP
3 1 (25.00%) VCDX
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) SAP