The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 9 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing MCP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.44% 6.25% -
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £123 £113 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £16.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
+33.31% +9.06%
MCP
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 14.63% 6.25% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £123 £113 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.32 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wakefield region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

MCP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for MCP.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCDST
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Service Desk Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (75.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCDST
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft