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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 35 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing MCP 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.61% 0.31% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 2.63% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.09% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+52.35% +3.70%
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
45 38 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 13.04% 11.88% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 24
Median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £592 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £18.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -2.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Brighton 0 1 £275 -15.38%
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Sussex region with a requirement for MCP.

1 10 (100.00%) MS Office
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 10 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (90.00%) Coaching
2 9 (90.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 9 (90.00%) Becrypt
2 9 (90.00%) HP SIM
2 9 (90.00%) Mimecast
2 9 (90.00%) Backup Exec
2 9 (90.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (90.00%) Wireless
2 9 (90.00%) AS400
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Legal
2 9 (90.00%) HP
2 9 (90.00%) Avaya
2 9 (90.00%) Symantec
2 9 (90.00%) C
2 9 (90.00%) Windows XP
2 9 (90.00%) IBM
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
1 9 (90.00%) Wireless
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
1 9 (90.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (90.00%) AS400
2 9 (90.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (90.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (90.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Backup Exec
1 9 (90.00%) HP SIM
1 9 (90.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Avaya
1 9 (90.00%) Becrypt
1 9 (90.00%) HP
1 9 (90.00%) IBM
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) VMware