The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 52 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.21% - 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £248 £230
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.67 £15.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+39.77% -1.58%
MCP
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
273 239 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 56.64% 52.18% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 145 81
Median daily rate £400 £418 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £268 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £484 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £12.55 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £43.50 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Gloucester - 1 £350 -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) UAG
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 2 (50.00%) Canon
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) AppSense
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) NHS Programme Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCDST
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) UAG
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) AppSense
2 2 (50.00%) Canon
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint