The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 31 May 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 2.20% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £274 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+42.20% +3.44%
MCP
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
98 80 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.65% 22.04% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 36 25
Median daily rate £400 £471 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.11% +114.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £265 £78
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £675 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £11.58 - £15.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 - £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 - £29.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

MCP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MCP.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) PLM
1 1 (100.00%) Teamcenter
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 1000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 1000
1 1 (100.00%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PLM
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens