The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 33 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing MCP 12 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 6.22% 13.25% 8.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.10% 15.87% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 9
Median daily rate £320 £315 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -9.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £315 £223
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +41.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.93%
MCP
Renfrewshire

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

Qualifications Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
169 126 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 87.56% 83.44% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 101 99
Median daily rate £330 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

MCP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Erskine

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

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (100.00%) MCTS
2 8 (57.14%) PKI
2 8 (57.14%) X.500
2 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) LDAP
2 8 (57.14%) Kerberos
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Replication
3 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
3 6 (42.86%) SNMP
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) SSL
3 6 (42.86%) Firmware
3 6 (42.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (42.86%) SCCM
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
6 2 (14.29%) Validation
7 1 (7.14%) PowerShell

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 (14.29%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
1 8 (57.14%) Kerberos
1 8 (57.14%) LDAP
1 8 (57.14%) X.500
2 6 (42.86%) SNMP
2 6 (42.86%) SSL
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) PKI
1 8 (57.14%) Replication
2 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) MCTS
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) HP