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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 51 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 15 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 3.48% 7.50% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.41% 8.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £328 £347 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.74% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.09% -12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+42.20% +5.26%
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
340 73 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 78.89% 91.25% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 53 65
Median daily rate £325 £345 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 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 Erskine region with a requirement for MCP.

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (100.00%) MCTS
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 14 (66.67%) DNS
4 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
4 11 (52.38%) Content Management
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
5 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) Degree
7 7 (33.33%) PKI
7 7 (33.33%) X.500
7 7 (33.33%) LDAP
7 7 (33.33%) Kerberos
7 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 7 (33.33%) Replication
7 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (28.57%) Office 365
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
8 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 6 (28.57%) Validation
8 6 (28.57%) MCITP
8 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing

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 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 7 (33.33%) LDAP
2 7 (33.33%) X.500
3 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) SNMP
4 2 (9.52%) SSL
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) PKI
1 7 (33.33%) Replication
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
1 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Content Management
2 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 6 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) MCTS
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) Degree
4 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) MCITP
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) HP