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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 31 34
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk - 0.53% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.78% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £175 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -61.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £245 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.78 £14.50 £16.79
% change year-on-year
+64.00% -13.61%
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
25 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 11.85% 18.95% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 23
Median daily rate £450 £310 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £20.83 £23.41 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.01% +23.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) SLA
5 4 (40.00%) A+ Certification
5 4 (40.00%) MCSE
5 4 (40.00%) WSUS
5 4 (40.00%) CMDB
6 3 (30.00%) Local Government
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) SCCM
6 3 (30.00%) OneDrive
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office
8 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (10.00%) CSS
8 1 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (10.00%) .NET
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (10.00%) C#

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Local Government
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 5 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Operational Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) CMDB
3 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) SOLID
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) A+ Certification
2 4 (40.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) WSUS
2 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Sage
2 1 (10.00%) Toshiba
2 1 (10.00%) Veeam
2 1 (10.00%) VMware