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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 48 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing MCP 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.56% 0.35% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.51% 1.14% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £150 £130 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -54.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £220
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
MCP
Oxfordshire

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
57 88 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.88% 30.77% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 72 51
Median daily rate £200 £350 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Median hourly rate £21.29 £55.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.29% +175.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £41.70 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £67.50 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft