The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 75 86 93
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing MCP 4 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.38% 1.03% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.12% 3.45% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £338 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £220
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
MCP
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
189 406 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.12% 29.92% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 296 220
Median daily rate £425 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £330 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 22
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.36 £21.00 £47.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill - 1 £350 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCP.

1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Asset Management
3 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) SAN
5 5 (35.71%) Firmware
5 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 5 (35.71%) MCSE
5 5 (35.71%) MS Office
5 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (35.71%) SCCM
5 5 (35.71%) SCOM
5 5 (35.71%) NAS
5 5 (35.71%) Server Building
6 4 (28.57%) IT Asset Management
6 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) ISO 9000
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 2 (14.29%) Citrix
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (14.29%) CCNA
8 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) NAS
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) PABX
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Salesforce Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) Asset Management
3 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Server Building
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) IT Asset Management
5 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) ECDL
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (7.14%) MCDST
4 1 (7.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO 9000
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
1 5 (35.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Intel Security