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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 47 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.21% 0.56% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 4.26% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £274 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.59% +8.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £11.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.72%
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
75 47 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 15.72% 13.06% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 14
Average daily rate £300 £425 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +38.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £182 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -5.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -5 1 - - 1
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) ICT Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix