The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 30 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.27% - 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.89% - 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £290 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £248 £230
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.67 £15.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+39.77% -1.58%
MCP
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
38 96 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.03% 28.49% 51.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 53 152
Median daily rate £310 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 6
Median hourly rate £22.00 £55.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +57.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Bath - 1 £290 -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for MCP.

1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) tSQLt
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) OLTP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP
1 1 (33.33%) OLTP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) tSQLt
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Development DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware