The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 354 363 332
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Contract jobs citing MCP 61 70 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 1.86% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 40
Average daily rate
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£270 £220 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £144 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £440 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 17
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £19.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.90 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.40 £37.20 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.07 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-15.05% +0.41%
MCP
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3649 3754 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.39% 15.68% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2404 2404 2357
Average daily rate £430 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 87 102
Average hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in London

MCP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCP across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MCP Daily Rate Histogram in London

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in London

MCP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCP across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MCP Hourly Rate Histogram in London

MCP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 15 £325 +103.12% 8
Greenwich - 3 £213 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 92 (78.63%) Microsoft
2 84 (71.79%) Windows
3 64 (54.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 63 (53.85%) ITIL
5 58 (49.57%) Active Directory
6 48 (41.03%) MCSE
7 38 (32.48%) VMware
8 34 (29.06%) Windows 7
9 28 (23.93%) MS Exchange
10 27 (23.08%) Citrix
11 24 (20.51%) MS Excel
12 23 (19.66%) MS Office
13 22 (18.80%) SCCM
14 21 (17.95%) MCSA
14 21 (17.95%) TCP/IP
15 20 (17.09%) DNS
15 20 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
15 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (16.24%) CCNA
16 19 (16.24%) LAN
16 19 (16.24%) Data Centre
17 18 (15.38%) Office 365
17 18 (15.38%) SQL
18 17 (14.53%) Remedy
19 16 (13.68%) SAN
19 16 (13.68%) DHCP
19 16 (13.68%) XenApp
20 15 (12.82%) Cisco
20 15 (12.82%) Linux
20 15 (12.82%) A+ Certification

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 28 (23.93%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.69%) Lync
4 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (4.27%) IIS
7 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 23 (19.66%) MS Office
3 4 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.38%) Office 365
2 10 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 20 (17.09%) DNS
3 19 (16.24%) LAN
4 16 (13.68%) DHCP
4 16 (13.68%) SAN
5 14 (11.97%) VLAN
5 14 (11.97%) WAN
6 12 (10.26%) NetScaler
7 10 (8.55%) NAS
7 10 (8.55%) VPN
8 9 (7.69%) Firewall
9 6 (5.13%) iSCSI
9 6 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (4.27%) WLAN
11 4 (3.42%) ADSL
11 4 (3.42%) FCoE
12 3 (2.56%) Network Security
12 3 (2.56%) Wireless
13 2 (1.71%) Internet
13 2 (1.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.85%) QlikView
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) NUnit
1 1 (0.85%) Selenium
1 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
1 1 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (0.85%) Moq
1 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (12.82%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Banking
3 5 (4.27%) French Language
3 5 (4.27%) German Language
4 4 (3.42%) Publishing
5 3 (2.56%) Advertising
6 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (26.50%) Analyst
2 14 (11.97%) Support Analyst
3 13 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 13 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 12 (10.26%) Desktop Support
5 11 (9.40%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (9.40%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.13%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) DBA
10 4 (3.42%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) XML
2 4 (3.42%) LAMP
3 3 (2.56%) .NET
4 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.71%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.85%) jQuery
5 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.85%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.85%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.40%) Blackberry
4 10 (8.55%) PKI
5 7 (5.98%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.42%) Clustering
7 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.71%) Statistics
8 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.71%) iPhone
8 2 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) iPad
9 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.85%) NHS
9 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 84 (71.79%) Windows
2 34 (29.06%) Windows 7
3 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (12.82%) Linux
5 10 (8.55%) Windows XP
5 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.13%) Android
7 6 (5.13%) Mac OS X
8 5 (4.27%) UNIX
8 5 (4.27%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.42%) Windows Phone
9 4 (3.42%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (3.42%) Solaris
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.85%) VMS
10 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (53.85%) ITIL
2 13 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 9 (7.69%) Service Management
3 9 (7.69%) Migration
4 5 (4.27%) Change Control
4 5 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (3.42%) Software Deployment
5 4 (3.42%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.42%) Identity Management
5 4 (3.42%) Business Continuity
5 4 (3.42%) Fault Management
5 4 (3.42%) Fund Management
6 3 (2.56%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.56%) Change Management
6 3 (2.56%) Project Management
6 3 (2.56%) Functional Testing
6 3 (2.56%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (1.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.71%) Patch Management
7 2 (1.71%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.38%) SQL
2 14 (11.97%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.42%) Perl
4 2 (1.71%) C#
4 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.85%) VBScript
5 1 (0.85%) VBA
5 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (54.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (41.03%) MCSE
3 21 (17.95%) MCSA
4 20 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (16.24%) CCNA
6 15 (12.82%) A+ Certification
7 14 (11.97%) Degree
8 13 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (9.40%) CCEA
9 11 (9.40%) CCEE
10 9 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (6.84%) MCITP
11 8 (6.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (5.13%) MCDST
13 4 (3.42%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (3.42%) NCDA
13 4 (3.42%) VCAP
13 4 (3.42%) MCSD
14 3 (2.56%) CCNP
14 3 (2.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (49.57%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.68%) XenApp
3 11 (9.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.84%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.42%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.42%) NFS
6 2 (1.71%) vSphere
6 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.85%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.85%) XenServer
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (18.80%) SCCM
2 4 (3.42%) SnapVault
2 4 (3.42%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.42%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.42%) Opsview
3 3 (2.56%) Casper Suite
4 2 (1.71%) vMotion
4 2 (1.71%) WMI
4 2 (1.71%) WSUS
5 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.85%) SCOM
5 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 92 (78.63%) Microsoft
2 38 (32.48%) VMware
3 27 (23.08%) Citrix
4 17 (14.53%) Remedy
5 15 (12.82%) Cisco
6 11 (9.40%) Apple
7 10 (8.55%) AppSense
8 7 (5.98%) Symantec
8 7 (5.98%) ServiceNow
8 7 (5.98%) HP
9 6 (5.13%) McAfee
10 5 (4.27%) Dell
11 4 (3.42%) NetApp
11 4 (3.42%) Splunk
11 4 (3.42%) Polycom
12 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.56%) Oracle
13 2 (1.71%) CODA
13 2 (1.71%) Veeam
14 1 (0.85%) F5
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