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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 89 86 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing MCP 12 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.91% 0.67% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.27% 2.37% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £175 £263 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.09% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £13.53 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+57.67% -1.61%
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
367 380 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.76% 28.21% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 199 177
Median daily rate £463 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £36.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.68% +81.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.50 £14.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.44 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 5 May 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
Woking +2 7 - - 1
Walton-on-Thames 0 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £175 -
Egham - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 - - 1
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
3 18 (78.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (78.26%) MCSE
4 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
5 14 (60.87%) Windows 7
6 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
7 12 (52.17%) DNS
7 12 (52.17%) DHCP
7 12 (52.17%) MS Office
8 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
9 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
9 9 (39.13%) LAN
10 8 (34.78%) WAN
10 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
10 8 (34.78%) WSUS
10 8 (34.78%) SCCM
10 8 (34.78%) Office 365
11 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (30.43%) MCDST
11 7 (30.43%) VPN
11 7 (30.43%) Citrix
11 7 (30.43%) XenApp
12 6 (26.09%) Firewall
12 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (21.74%) ISA Server
13 5 (21.74%) Symantec
13 5 (21.74%) Intel Security
13 5 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus

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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (21.74%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Office
2 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
2 12 (52.17%) DHCP
2 12 (52.17%) DNS
3 9 (39.13%) LAN
4 8 (34.78%) WAN
5 7 (30.43%) VPN
6 6 (26.09%) Firewall
7 1 (4.35%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
1 12 (52.17%) Support Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Support Engineer
3 10 (43.48%) Desktop Support
4 7 (30.43%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (30.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
6 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Field Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Systems Support
6 4 (17.39%) Systems Support Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Systems Support Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Web Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) ELK Stack
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows 7
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.70%) Android
8 1 (4.35%) AIX
8 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (4.35%) Unix
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Change Control
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps
2 4 (17.39%) Open Source
2 4 (17.39%) Web Development
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.70%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
1 4 (17.39%) VB
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) MCSE
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (30.43%) MCDST
3 5 (21.74%) DBS Check
4 4 (17.39%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) XenApp
3 5 (21.74%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
1 8 (34.78%) WSUS
2 5 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (21.74%) Sysprep
3 4 (17.39%) Cacti
3 4 (17.39%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (17.39%) Nagios
3 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
3 4 (17.39%) Puppet
4 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Citrix
3 5 (21.74%) Intel Security
3 5 (21.74%) Symantec
4 4 (17.39%) CommVault
4 4 (17.39%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) VMware