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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 79 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.57% 0.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £150 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £122.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.57 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -12.12%
MCP
South East

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
90 132 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.91% 19.35% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 93 61
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £15.77 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £22.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 3 £150 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 - -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Line Management
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) CMDB
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) iPad
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 8

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365 Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Rollout Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Rollout Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos