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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 85 75 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing MCP 7 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.49% 1.08% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 6.76% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +130.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.80 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £89.20 £21.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.79 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-13.61% -1.26%
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
349 207 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 24.41% 15.90% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 102 164
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £501 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - 3 - -
Egham -13 1 - - 2
Reigate - 1 £300 -
Staines - 1 - - 1
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 15 (88.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) MCSE
3 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) ITIL
5 7 (41.18%) MCSA
5 7 (41.18%) MS Office
5 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 6 (35.29%) HP
6 6 (35.29%) Mac OS X
6 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) Dell
8 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
9 3 (17.65%) SLA
9 3 (17.65%) MCTS
9 3 (17.65%) LANDesk
9 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
10 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
10 2 (11.76%) MCITP
10 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
10 2 (11.76%) Replication

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) 3G
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
2 2 (11.76%) DBA
2 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
2 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) PC Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Mac OS X
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.76%) AIX
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.88%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) ETL
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (70.59%) MCSE
3 7 (41.18%) MCSA
4 3 (17.65%) MCTS
5 2 (11.76%) MCITP
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) MCDBA
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.88%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Dell
5 3 (17.65%) LANDesk
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) CA
7 1 (5.88%) CommVault
7 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) Remedy
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) Brocade
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
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