The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 27 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.53% - 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £274 £239
% change year-on-year
+14.15% +14.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +10.71%
MCP
Northamptonshire

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

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.49% 13.10% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 21
Average daily rate £400 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +21.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £17.13 £13.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.36% +27.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

MCP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification