The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 59 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 4 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% - 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% - 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £286 £276
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £20.00 £13.06
% change year-on-year
-26.25% +53.19%

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

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
276 154 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 41.26% 21.45% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 98 132
Median daily rate £425 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 13
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -21.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

MCP Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (33.33%) CMDB
5 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Deskside Support
1 2 (33.33%) Messaging Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) CMDB
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Handset
2 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (33.33%) Wyse
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) Unisys