The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 51 39
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.08% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £280 £263
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £13.06
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +34.04%

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

Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
79 93 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.67% 18.02% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 62 52
Median daily rate £425 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £180 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

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

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) WAP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware