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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 68 63
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.44% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.69% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.09% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+64.07% -3.70%
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
202 237 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.61% 25.79% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 157 147
Median daily rate £415 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +26.66%
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 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 1 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MCP.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) MODAF
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) DoDAF
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) StorageTek
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography

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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) MODAF
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) DoDAF
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) StorageTek
2 1 (50.00%) Sun