The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 111 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing MCP 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.31% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.64% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Median daily rate £330 £315 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +142.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £280 £281
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.67 £16.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+29.34% +15.51%
MCP
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
832 786 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 42.32% 37.32% 40.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 485 422
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 24
Median hourly rate £47.83 £17.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.31% -61.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £10.93 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

MCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

MCP Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Hook +1 2 £323 +15.17%
Fareham - 1 £425 -
Southampton - 1 £294 - 1
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 8 (53.33%) MCTS
6 7 (46.67%) PKI
6 7 (46.67%) X.500
6 7 (46.67%) Replication
6 7 (46.67%) LDAP
6 7 (46.67%) Kerberos
6 7 (46.67%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) Validation
8 4 (26.67%) Degree
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) HP
9 3 (20.00%) MCSE
9 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 2 (13.33%) Military
10 2 (13.33%) CCSE
10 2 (13.33%) Migration
10 2 (13.33%) RHCSA
10 2 (13.33%) LAN
10 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
10 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
10 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
10 2 (13.33%) CCNP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
1 7 (46.67%) Kerberos
1 7 (46.67%) LDAP
1 7 (46.67%) X.500
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) InstallShield
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
1 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (13.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) XHTML
1 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) PKI
1 7 (46.67%) Replication
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Document Management
3 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) MCTS
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (13.33%) CCNA
6 2 (13.33%) CCNP
6 2 (13.33%) CCSE
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (13.33%) RHCSA
7 1 (6.67%) CEH
7 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (6.67%) MCITP
7 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat