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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 100 96 89
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing MCP 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.30% 0.13% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 0.61% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £315 £220
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +43.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.28 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.53% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
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
303 329 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.35% 21.08% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 192 164
Median daily rate £375 £388 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.86 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 8 December 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
Nottinghamshire -3 5 - -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (37.50%) MCSA
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (25.00%) Office 365
7 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (25.00%) AirWatch
7 2 (25.00%) Publishing
7 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (25.00%) SLA
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco
7 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (25.00%) ADSL
7 2 (25.00%) Broadband
7 2 (25.00%) MCSE
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (25.00%) EMC
7 2 (25.00%) Citrix
7 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (12.50%) Firewall
8 1 (12.50%) CCNA
8 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) ADSL
2 2 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Server Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSA
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) SAP