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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 38 51 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.39% 0.27% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% 2.04% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £275 £120 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+129.16% -74.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £263 £239
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +9.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +10.71%
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
81 49 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.27% 13.28% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 33 38
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £184 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
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