The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 28 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing MCP 6 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.58% 2.23% 7.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.77% 8.22% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 16
Median daily rate £120 £120 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £315 £220
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +43.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
MCP
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
47 73 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 20.17% 27.14% 51.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 54 47
Median daily rate £675 £488 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +56.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £263 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

MCP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Warrington region with a requirement for MCP.

1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Lotus
1 8 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 8 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 8 (100.00%) Service Management
1 8 (100.00%) Change Management
1 8 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (87.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (87.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (75.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Change Management
1 8 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 8 (100.00%) Service Management
1 8 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Lotus
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft