The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Nottinghamshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 40 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing MCP 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.34% 0.28% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.94% 2.22% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £230 £230
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.13 £11.68 £9.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% +19.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £11.68 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.68 £9.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
63 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 16.89% 12.47% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 18
Average daily rate £375 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 9
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.84 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £105.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCP
East Midlands

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
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +1 3 - -
Mansfield - - - -
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Blackberry
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (55.56%) Citrix
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) MS Office
5 5 (55.56%) MCSA
5 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (55.56%) MCDST
5 5 (55.56%) MCTS
5 5 (55.56%) MCITP
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Vista
6 4 (44.44%) MCSE
7 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (22.22%) Lync
8 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 2 (22.22%) CNE
8 2 (22.22%) Novell Certification
8 2 (22.22%) EDRMS
9 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (11.11%) HTML
9 1 (11.11%) VB
9 1 (11.11%) SCCM
9 1 (11.11%) PowerShell

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (22.22%) Lync
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) IT Support
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (55.56%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Vista
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) MCSA
2 5 (55.56%) MCDST
2 5 (55.56%) MCTS
2 5 (55.56%) MCITP
3 4 (44.44%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) CNE
4 2 (22.22%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft