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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 17 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 17 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 11.72% 3.57% -
As % of the Qualifications category 13.60% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £227 £253
% change year-on-year
+21.04% -10.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £15.50 £13.34
% change year-on-year
+8.06% +16.23%
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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
125 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 86.21% 85.71% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 21 11
Average daily rate £347 £355 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCP across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MCP Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (82.61%) MCTS
2 19 (82.61%) SC Cleared
2 19 (82.61%) Security Cleared
3 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 8 (34.78%) HP
4 8 (34.78%) SCCM
4 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (34.78%) Firmware
4 8 (34.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (34.78%) SNMP
4 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
4 8 (34.78%) DNS
4 8 (34.78%) SSL
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
7 4 (17.39%) IPv4
7 4 (17.39%) PKI
7 4 (17.39%) VLAN
7 4 (17.39%) High Availability
7 4 (17.39%) LDAP
7 4 (17.39%) IIS
7 4 (17.39%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) HTML
7 4 (17.39%) VBScript
7 4 (17.39%) LAN
7 4 (17.39%) WAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SNMP
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
1 8 (34.78%) SSL
2 4 (17.39%) IPv4
2 4 (17.39%) VLAN
2 4 (17.39%) LDAP
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) Kerberos
2 4 (17.39%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
3 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Designer
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XML
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (34.78%) Firmware
2 4 (17.39%) PKI
2 4 (17.39%) Replication
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) High Availability
2 4 (17.39%) Validation
3 3 (13.04%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
1 4 (17.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (82.61%) MCTS
2 19 (82.61%) SC Cleared
2 19 (82.61%) Security Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
1 8 (34.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) HP