The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 37 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.22% - 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.56% - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £145 - £315
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 Oxford region.

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
61 59 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.60% 21.69% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 50 67
Median daily rate £356 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.29 £43.25 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.77% +108.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £19.00 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £67.50 £23.35
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 Oxford

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

MCP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) CMDB
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (28.57%) BMC
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Office 365 Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Rollout Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Rollout Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) BMC
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy