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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 81 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing MCP 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.65% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.49% 1.53% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£300 £128 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £229 £200
% change year-on-year
+19.89% +14.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.63 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £13.34
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +18.11%
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
258 262 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.57% 20.28% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 184 113
Average daily rate £400 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 17
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 30 September 2014. 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
Woking - 2 - - 2
Chertsey - - - -
Godalming - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Shepperton - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) MCSE
3 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
4 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
5 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) MS Office
6 5 (29.41%) HP
6 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
6 5 (29.41%) Firewall
6 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
7 4 (23.53%) SCCM
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (23.53%) DHCP
7 4 (23.53%) VPN
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 3 (17.65%) WAP
8 3 (17.65%) Citrix
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) MCSA
8 3 (17.65%) ISA Server
8 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
8 3 (17.65%) Wireless
8 3 (17.65%) Finance

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MS Access
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Service Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) IT Operations Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Server Support
5 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) WAP
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (52.94%) MCSE
3 3 (17.65%) MCSA
3 3 (17.65%) MCDST
4 2 (11.76%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.88%) MCTS
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) VCP4
5 1 (5.88%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) ISA Server
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) Sysprep
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) CA
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) CODA
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) Autodesk
5 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow