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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 92 95 107
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing MCP 17 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.92% 1.73% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.45% 4.13% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 8
Median daily rate £320 £385 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +73.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £338 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £600 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £315 £223
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +41.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.93%
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
695 921 1007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.47% 41.94% 45.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 545 498
Median daily rate £390 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £281 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 36
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +178.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +6 9 £320 -3.99%
Southampton +8 3 £288 -48.88% 2
Andover - 1 £115 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 19 (86.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (63.64%) DNS
3 14 (63.64%) MCTS
4 13 (59.09%) PKI
4 13 (59.09%) Replication
4 13 (59.09%) X.500
4 13 (59.09%) LDAP
4 13 (59.09%) Kerberos
5 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) Validation
9 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 4 (18.18%) HP
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
10 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
10 3 (13.64%) MS Office
11 2 (9.09%) MCSE
11 2 (9.09%) VoIP
11 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
11 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
11 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (9.09%) Citrix
11 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
11 2 (9.09%) VMware

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 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) DNS
2 13 (59.09%) Kerberos
2 13 (59.09%) LDAP
2 13 (59.09%) X.500
3 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) Intranet
4 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.55%) RFID
4 1 (4.55%) SNMP
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
1 1 (4.55%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
3 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Ajax
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) HTML5
1 1 (4.55%) jQuery
1 1 (4.55%) XHTML
1 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) PKI
1 13 (59.09%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Validation
2 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.09%) Operations Management
2 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.55%) Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) Contract Management
3 1 (4.55%) Document Management
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.55%) SDLC
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (63.64%) MCTS
3 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) MCSE
6 2 (9.09%) MOS
7 1 (4.55%) CCNA
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) DatAdvantage
1 2 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Varonis
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Wyse