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 March 2017 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East / Hampshire
Rank - 106 118
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.69% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.67% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 4
Median daily rate - £330 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £296 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.17% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £18.75 £13.06
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +43.62%

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
773 838 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 42.66% 41.26% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 540 444
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 30 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.38 £60.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +84.44%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
3 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (70.59%) DNS
4 12 (70.59%) MCTS
5 11 (64.71%) PKI
5 11 (64.71%) Replication
5 11 (64.71%) LDAP
5 11 (64.71%) Kerberos
5 11 (64.71%) X.500
6 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
8 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) Validation
9 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
9 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (11.76%) Wyse
9 2 (11.76%) XenApp
9 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
9 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
9 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
9 2 (11.76%) SCOM
9 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
9 2 (11.76%) 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 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) DNS
2 11 (64.71%) Kerberos
2 11 (64.71%) LDAP
2 11 (64.71%) X.500
3 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.88%) RFID
4 1 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) PKI
1 11 (64.71%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (17.65%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Contract Management
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (70.59%) MCTS
3 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
6 1 (5.88%) CCNA
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) MCSE
6 1 (5.88%) MOS
6 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) DatAdvantage
1 2 (11.76%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Varonis
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Wyse