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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 100 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing MCP 10 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.48% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% 0.76% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £130 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -67.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £118 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £135 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £287 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.61% +4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.79 £11.94 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.72%
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
801 790 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.09% 40.14% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 380 402
Average daily rate £358 £340 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 43
Average hourly rate £22.00 £47.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.19% +88.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook - 6 £333 -
Farnborough - 3 £294 - 5
Basingstoke - 2 £294 - 1
Southampton -6 1 - - 2
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) MCSE
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
4 9 (52.94%) Blackberry
4 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) MCTS
6 3 (17.65%) MCITP
6 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) Replication
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) MCDBA
7 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) X.400
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (11.76%) CCNP
7 2 (11.76%) CCNA
7 2 (11.76%) Clustering

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) X.400
2 1 (5.88%) X.500
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WLAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) SMTP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) DBA
3 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Blackberry
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) GIS
4 1 (5.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Validation
1 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) Web Development
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (5.88%) High Availability
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.88%) ETL
2 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Groovy
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (64.71%) MCSE
3 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) MCTS
5 3 (17.65%) MCITP
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (11.76%) MCDBA
6 2 (11.76%) CCNP
6 2 (11.76%) CCNA
7 1 (5.88%) CISSP
7 1 (5.88%) GCIH
7 1 (5.88%) CEH
7 1 (5.88%) MCDST
7 1 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) ICL
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
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