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 22 February 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 93 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.090% 0.14% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £293 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £13.06
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +43.62%

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
151 227 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.57% 15.96% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 149 129
Median daily rate £363 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £15.75 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for MCP.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix