The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Swindon region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 37 39
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - 1.25% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.91% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £250 £285
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Qualifications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
59 128 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.22% 32.00% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 66 70
Average daily rate £396 £440 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCP across the Swindon region.

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCP across the Swindon region.

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon