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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 55 64
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.65% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.67% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £213 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £248 £190
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +30.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.81%
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
132 109 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.11% 17.67% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 38 69
Average daily rate £348 £322 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Firmware
3 2 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) PKI
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) X.500
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) Kerberos

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SNMP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) X.500
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP