The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 49 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.50% - 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.66% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £220
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
MCP
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
106 85 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.57% 15.15% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 34 68
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £242 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 11
Median hourly rate £33.00 £41.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% -10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £31.35 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

MCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

MCP Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
Basildon - 3 £325 -
Harlow - 1 £450 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 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 Essex region with a requirement for MCP.

1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) MCSE
2 15 (83.33%) CCA
2 15 (83.33%) Citrix Certification
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (83.33%) CCNA
3 12 (66.67%) LAN
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (66.67%) WAN
4 11 (61.11%) WLAN
4 11 (61.11%) Strategic Planning
4 11 (61.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (55.56%) Data Analysis
5 10 (55.56%) MS Office
6 9 (50.00%) NHS
6 9 (50.00%) Internet
6 9 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (22.22%) System Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) Novell
7 4 (22.22%) NDS
7 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
8 3 (16.67%) Coaching
8 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 2 (11.11%) Finance
9 2 (11.11%) Degree

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (5.56%) GroupWise
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 9 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) LAN
1 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) WLAN
3 9 (50.00%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Migration Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Performance Monitoring
1 11 (61.11%) Strategic Planning
2 10 (55.56%) Data Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 4 (22.22%) System Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) CCA
1 15 (83.33%) CCNA
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (83.33%) Citrix Certification
1 15 (83.33%) MCSE
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) NDS
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Firmware
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Novell
4 1 (5.56%) VMware