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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 87 79 92
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing MCP 10 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.77% 0.63% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% 2.40% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £175 £294 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.42% -2.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £286 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £15.79 £17.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.07% +22.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+42.20% +9.09%
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
352 333 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.20% 26.06% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 183 170
Median daily rate £450 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.50 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.44 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 24 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 +4 7 - - 1
Egham - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £175 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
3 16 (76.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (76.19%) MCSE
4 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 14 (66.67%) Windows 7
6 13 (61.90%) MS Office
7 12 (57.14%) DHCP
7 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
7 12 (57.14%) DNS
8 10 (47.62%) LAN
9 9 (42.86%) WAN
9 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
9 9 (42.86%) Office 365
9 9 (42.86%) SCCM
10 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (38.10%) XenApp
10 8 (38.10%) MCDST
10 8 (38.10%) Citrix
10 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
11 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
12 6 (28.57%) WSUS
12 6 (28.57%) VPN
13 5 (23.81%) ITIL
13 5 (23.81%) Firewall
14 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (19.05%) ISA Server
14 4 (19.05%) Sysprep
14 4 (19.05%) Windows 10

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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Office
2 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) DHCP
1 12 (57.14%) DNS
1 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 10 (47.62%) LAN
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
4 6 (28.57%) VPN
5 5 (23.81%) Firewall
6 1 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
1 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Support Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Desktop Support
4 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
5 7 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix Analyst
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix Support
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 3 (14.29%) Exchange Support
8 3 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
8 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
8 3 (14.29%) IT Support
8 3 (14.29%) Network Field Engineer
8 3 (14.29%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) ELK Stack
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) Android
7 1 (4.76%) AIX
7 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.76%) Unix
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) ITSM
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.52%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) MCSE
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) MCDST
3 4 (19.05%) DBS Check
4 2 (9.52%) MCSA
5 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) XenApp
3 4 (19.05%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) WSUS
3 4 (19.05%) Sysprep
4 3 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (9.52%) Cacti
5 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (9.52%) Nagios
5 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
5 2 (9.52%) Puppet
6 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 3 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (9.52%) CommVault
4 2 (9.52%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) VMware