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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank - 26 30
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine - 11.33% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category - 13.93% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 1
Median daily rate - £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £16.75 £14.28
% change year-on-year
-5.97% +17.31%

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
22 122 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 84.62% 81.33% 81.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 103 64
Median daily rate £315 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

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 20 January 2017, 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