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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 7 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 13.89% - 6.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.56% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £248 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.01% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +12.24%
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
9 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 25.00% 13.33% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 10
Average daily rate £388 £153 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+153.26% -35.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £108 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £210 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Mercator
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) RHCT
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Xen

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) RHCT
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Mercator
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix