The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 44 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.21% 0.59% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.47% 5.26% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £245 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.08% -10.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.38 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% -36.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £15.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.27%
MCP
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
68 38 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 14.50% 11.14% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 22
Average daily rate £398 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £203 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -36.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

MCP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) ICT Technician
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix