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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 36 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.12% - 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£453 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £253
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.79 £17.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-1.26% +19.29%
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
36 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 13.43% 24.55% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 17
Average daily rate £320 £255 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £9.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich - 3 £453 - 1
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) CruiseControl
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) CruiseControl
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XHTML
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) VMware