The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East Sussex region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 35 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.97% 0.47% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.66% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £218 £230
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.94 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -16.66%
Qualifications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
53 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.10% 19.43% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 22
Average daily rate £325 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £18.44 £22.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.13% -3.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
MCP
South East

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
4 1 (25.00%) C-shell
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) PHP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) IMAP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Gentoo
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (25.00%) C-shell
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) AWK
1 1 (25.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSD
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCPD
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Reuters
2 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (25.00%) CQG