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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - - 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £293 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £13.06
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +43.62%

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
26 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.38% 15.65% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 11
Median daily rate £375 £363 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +47.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) CCA
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) System Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Coaching
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Security Patching
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WLAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) NHS
4 3 (50.00%) Firmware
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
1 3 (50.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Designer
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (83.33%) System Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Patching
3 3 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (16.67%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCA
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft