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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 118 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -17
Contract jobs citing MCP 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.20% 0.057% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.16% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£179 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £245 £235
% change year-on-year
- +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
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
857 643 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 42.55% 36.68% 28.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 293 171
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% +0.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 46
Average hourly rate £15.58 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.34% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Southampton -11 2 £120 -74.73% 1
Farnborough - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Fareham - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 1
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (96.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (80.00%) Windows
4 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (68.00%) MS Exchange
5 15 (60.00%) MCSE
5 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
7 10 (40.00%) SMTP
7 10 (40.00%) X.400
7 10 (40.00%) X.500
8 9 (36.00%) Blackberry
9 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.00%) VB
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle
10 5 (20.00%) MS Access
10 5 (20.00%) HND
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (20.00%) Primavera
10 5 (20.00%) Project Management
10 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 5 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
11 4 (16.00%) Validation
11 4 (16.00%) Change Management
11 4 (16.00%) MS Office
11 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (16.00%) HP
11 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (68.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) SMTP
1 10 (40.00%) X.400
1 10 (40.00%) X.500
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) WLAN
4 1 (4.00%) ADSL
4 1 (4.00%) Broadband
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) 3G
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MS Access
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Report Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (12.00%) MI Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Messaging Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Project Management
1 5 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 4 (16.00%) Validation
2 4 (16.00%) Change Management
2 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (60.00%) MCSE
2 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 5 (20.00%) HND
6 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) MCDST
8 2 (8.00%) MCTS
8 2 (8.00%) MCSA
9 1 (4.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Primavera
3 4 (16.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee
5 1 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Wyse
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