The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South Yorkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.32% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£213 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £250 £285
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +6.77%
Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
47 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.21% 16.67% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 25
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £44.30 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.56% +92.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MCP
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - - - - 2
MCP
Yorkshire

MCP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware