The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 61 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.22% - 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% - 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £286 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+42.20% +9.09%
MCP
Wales

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

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
130 187 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.14% 36.45% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 133 112
Median daily rate £375 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Median hourly rate £43.50 £15.13 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.60% -26.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.80 £36.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

MCP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Bridgend - 1 £400 -
MCP
Wales

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MCP.

1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) arcserve
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) arcserve
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware