The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 1 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 22 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing MCP 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.49% 0.59% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.08% 3.70% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £170 - £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.57 £14.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -13.43%
MCP
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 27 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 15.12% 15.88% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 25
Median daily rate £300 £250 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -17.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
King's Lynn - 3 £173 -
Norwich - 1 £165 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for MCP.

1 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 10 (71.43%) SLA
4 10 (71.43%) ITIL V3
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
5 9 (64.29%) A+ Certification
5 9 (64.29%) WSUS
6 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (50.00%) Finance
7 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
7 6 (42.86%) CMDB
8 5 (35.71%) Line Management
8 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
9 4 (28.57%) Statistics
9 4 (28.57%) Legal
9 4 (28.57%) Service Management
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (21.43%) MCSE
10 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
10 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
10 3 (21.43%) Local Government
10 3 (21.43%) SCCM
10 3 (21.43%) OneDrive
11 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
11 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
12 1 (7.14%) MS Office

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) OneDrive
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Legal
3 3 (21.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Desktop Support
2 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Support Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Desktop Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Desktop Support
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (14.29%) Operational Support Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Operations Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) CMDB
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) Statistics
3 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
4 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 5 (35.71%) Line Management
5 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (28.57%) Service Management
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) A+ Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) WSUS
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft