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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 75 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing MCP 10 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.85% 0.50% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.76% 2.13% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £198 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+51.72% -13.43%
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
266 328 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.74% 23.41% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 224 122
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Median hourly rate £28.25 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £15.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £60.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MCP across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

MCP Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 September 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
Egham - 4 - -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 14 (70.00%) MS Office
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (65.00%) ITIL
4 13 (65.00%) MCSE
4 13 (65.00%) SCCM
5 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (55.00%) Asset Management
7 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (40.00%) MCDST
9 8 (40.00%) LAN
10 7 (35.00%) WAN
10 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (35.00%) DHCP
10 7 (35.00%) DNS
10 7 (35.00%) Citrix
10 7 (35.00%) XenApp
10 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (35.00%) Office 365
11 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
11 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
12 5 (25.00%) SQL
12 5 (25.00%) ISO 9000
12 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (25.00%) Project Management
12 5 (25.00%) SAN

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 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (70.00%) MS Office
2 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
3 7 (35.00%) DHCP
3 7 (35.00%) DNS
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 5 (25.00%) NAS
4 5 (25.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 8 (40.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Desktop Support
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Server Building
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (65.00%) MCSE
3 8 (40.00%) MCDST
4 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ECDL
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) XenApp
3 5 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) SCCM
2 5 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Intel Security