The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Wakefield 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs citing MCP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield - - 3.85%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £230 £230
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
Qualifications Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
5 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 17.86% 4.76% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £105 - £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.81% +57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCP
West Yorkshire

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

MCP Jobs Demand 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 9 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft