The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - - 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £120
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-6.58% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
MCP
Hampshire

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

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
123 75 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.70% 22.19% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 52 63
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +104.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £45.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

MCP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) YAML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Installations Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware