The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Halifax region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 0.56% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £250 £285
% change year-on-year
-9.00% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +6.77%
Qualifications Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.17% 7.82% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 9
Average daily rate £300 £305 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £253 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £382 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax