The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 30 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 3.09% 1.39% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.50% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £288 £246
% change year-on-year
+1.73% +16.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
MCP
Surrey

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

Qualifications Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
111 50 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 68.52% 69.44% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 43 14
Average daily rate £450 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the Leatherhead region.

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

MCP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Sysprep
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 8 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) WSUS
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) WAP
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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.

Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Field Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Field Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Network Field Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Network Support
2 5 (62.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) IT Support
3 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Database Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) ICT Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop Support
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Sysprep
2 7 (87.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft