The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire 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 32 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing MCP 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.95% 1.77% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 11.43% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £293 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £230 £230
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
Qualifications Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
48 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 15.14% 15.49% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 9
Average daily rate £300 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £136 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
MCP
West Midlands

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

MCP
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

MCP Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

MCP
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

MCP Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

MCP
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Warwick -1 3 - -
MCP
West Midlands

MCP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) CNE
2 3 (75.00%) Novell Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (25.00%) Migration

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CNE
2 3 (75.00%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell