The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 42 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing MCP 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.52% 1.39% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 10.34% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.15 £15.73 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.79 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-13.61% -1.26%
MCP
South East

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

Qualifications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
48 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 12.44% 13.46% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 16
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £179 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Average hourly rate £21.15 £15.73 £17.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.42% -9.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 September 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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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
Brighton -5 2 £300 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (33.33%) CMDB
3 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft