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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 55 71 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing MCP 2 4 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% 0.43% 3.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 2.08% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 19
Median daily rate £150 £360 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +105.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £315 £220
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +43.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
MCP
Buckinghamshire

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
218 192 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 36.15% 20.58% 33.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 131 143
Median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 33
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.30% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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
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 8 December 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MCP.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) B2C
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Automotive
4 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
4 3 (42.86%) German Language
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Email Filtering
4 3 (42.86%) Web Filtering
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Statistics
6 1 (14.29%) VMware

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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (42.86%) Automotive
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) German Language
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Desktop Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Desktop Support
1 5 (71.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Deskside Support
3 1 (14.29%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
1 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) B2C
1 3 (42.86%) Email Filtering
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (42.86%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Unisys
2 1 (14.29%) VMware