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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 31 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing MCP 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.08% 0.63% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.48% 2.35% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £288 £563 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +251.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £553 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £573 £192
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £315 £223
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +41.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.93%
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
67 85 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.01% 26.90% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 71 42
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 8
Median hourly rate £25.50 £37.96 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.82% +89.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

MCP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MCP.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Varonis
2 2 (66.67%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Wyse
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) DatAdvantage
1 2 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Varonis
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Wyse