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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 91 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.064% 1.04% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 6.07% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £276 £254 £200
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +26.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.63 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -61.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.28 £13.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.20% -26.38%
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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 East Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
335 247 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.57% 17.15% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 120 100
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £237 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -43.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -9 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 2
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 4
Lincolnshire - - - -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) DMVPN
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) MSI
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 1 (14.29%) QA

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) IPsec
1 3 (42.86%) DMVPN
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Base Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
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