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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 117 98 103
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs citing MCP 6 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.28% 1.00% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 2.66% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 2
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£280 £267 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.97% -9.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.07 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-15.05% +5.37%
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
875 788 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 40.77% 37.69% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 427 328
Average daily rate £375 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 33
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £17.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +67.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £14.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £62.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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
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 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 3 £280 -19.41%
Southampton 0 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 - - 1
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (62.50%) MCSE
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
5 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 6 (37.50%) Blackberry
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
9 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (12.50%) MS Project Server
9 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 2 (12.50%) MCTS
9 2 (12.50%) MCITP
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (12.50%) MCDBA
9 2 (12.50%) Linux
9 2 (12.50%) C
9 2 (12.50%) HTML

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project Server
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) X.400
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.25%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) DBA
2 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) XSLT
2 1 (6.25%) XHTML
2 1 (6.25%) Ajax
2 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) YAML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Taxonomies
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
3 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
1 2 (12.50%) Change Management
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
2 1 (6.25%) SDLC
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) Validation
2 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Web Development
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
2 1 (6.25%) UX Design
2 1 (6.25%) High Availability
2 1 (6.25%) Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (6.25%) ETL
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (62.50%) MCSE
3 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) PMP
6 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
6 2 (12.50%) MCTS
6 2 (12.50%) MCITP
6 2 (12.50%) MCDBA
7 1 (6.25%) CCNP
7 1 (6.25%) CCNA
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (6.25%) MCSA
7 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) VirtualBox
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Veeam
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) Borland
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee
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