The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 14 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 5.88% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £233 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £241 £190
% change year-on-year
-8.80% +26.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +9.25%
MCP
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Qualifications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 40.38% 35.29% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 11
Average daily rate £326 £372 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) assyst
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Front Office
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix