The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 73 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.097% - 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.79 £16.10 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +15.00%
MCP
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
134 137 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.93% 15.10% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 67 113
Average daily rate £325 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.30 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.70 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

MCP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) VMware