The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 52 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 3 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.57% 1.40% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.75% 8.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £288 -
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
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
109 136 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.60% 17.28% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 78 65
Median daily rate £350 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £32.00 £13.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% -21.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MCP.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) X.500
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) X.500
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix