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 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 54 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.64% - 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% - 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £285 £239
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
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
141 143 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.49% 18.87% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 86 46
Average daily rate £350 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £252 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £15.77 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.25% +16.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) MCTS
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) Windows
6 6 (50.00%) LDAP
7 5 (41.67%) Replication
7 5 (41.67%) DNS
8 4 (33.33%) X.500
8 4 (33.33%) Kerberos
8 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 4 (33.33%) PKI
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (16.67%) Content Management
10 2 (16.67%) .NET
10 2 (16.67%) MCSE
10 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 2 (16.67%) Degree
10 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
11 1 (8.33%) SaaS
11 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (8.33%) Puppet
11 1 (8.33%) Windows 8

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LDAP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 4 (33.33%) X.500
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
2 4 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Debian
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITSM
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) MCTS
3 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (8.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
LA International
Rate: £90 - £105 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £100 per day
Posted: 4 days ago