The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.28% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £293 £290
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £18.75 £13.28
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +41.21%

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

Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
49 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 20.94% 16.51% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 4 9
Median daily rate £344 £450 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.55% +260.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £196
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.47 £40.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.83% +147.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £40.00 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
County Antrim - 3 £275 - 1
MCP
UK

MCP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) MCDBA
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) MCTS
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Software Distribution
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (33.33%) SCOM
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Database Mirroring

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (50.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCDBA
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
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