The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 10 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 2.22% - 2.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% - 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £199
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £13.34
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +16.23%
MCP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hounslow region.

Qualifications Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
5 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 11.11% 34.88% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 6
Average daily rate £525 £400 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +70.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the Hounslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCP across the Hounslow region.

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

MCP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Mercator
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) RHCT
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RHCT
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Mercator
1 1 (100.00%) VMware