The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 57 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing MCP 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.81% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.46% 0.84% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £145 - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £293 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £18.75 £13.06
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +43.62%

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

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
112 119 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.18% 22.28% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 85 105
Median daily rate £375 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.74 £19.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £67.50 £44.00
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 Oxfordshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 4 £145 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (33.33%) Line Management
5 3 (33.33%) BMC
5 3 (33.33%) Remedy
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) CMDB
5 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (22.22%) Release Management
6 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (22.22%) Change Control
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Sysprep
7 1 (11.11%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (11.11%) SCCM
7 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
7 1 (11.11%) SLA
7 1 (11.11%) CCIE

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Desktop Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Desktop Support
1 5 (55.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Rollout Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Rollout Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) Line Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 1 (11.11%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) BMC
2 3 (33.33%) Remedy