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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 65 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing MCP 4 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.49% 0.65% 2.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 2.37% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £190 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £248 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.93% -11.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £15.63 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+7.20% +2.45%
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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
200 253 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.54% 27.50% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 157 72
Average daily rate £400 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 7
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (66.67%) MCSE
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 3 (33.33%) MCSA
4 3 (33.33%) Windows NT
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (33.33%) Clustering
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Server Hardening
4 3 (33.33%) Patch Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 3 (33.33%) Windows NT
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Release Management
1 3 (33.33%) Server Hardening
1 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) MCSE
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCSA
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (11.11%) CCSP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (11.11%) MCTS
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (22.22%) Firmware
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) NetVault Backup
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (11.11%) OVSD
3 1 (11.11%) BladeLogic
3 1 (11.11%) WSUS
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 1 (11.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Intel
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