The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Nottingham region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 34 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing MCP 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.03% 1.30% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 9.43% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.38 £21.00 £15.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.30% +36.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +5.17%
Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 53 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.34% 13.77% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 9
Average daily rate £350 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £21.00 £15.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.90% +36.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCP
Nottinghamshire

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (50.00%) MCDST
4 3 (50.00%) MCTS
4 3 (50.00%) MCITP
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (33.33%) Lync
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) EDRMS
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) SCCM

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) EDRMS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCDST
2 3 (50.00%) MCTS
2 3 (50.00%) MCITP
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco