The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - - 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £274 £239
% change year-on-year
+14.15% +14.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +10.71%
MCP
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.79% 17.30% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 17
Average daily rate £363 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.95% -18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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 Suffolk

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

MCP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ADO
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Kofax
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Reinsurance
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ADO
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Kofax
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft